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The Resource The admirals : Nimitz, Halsey, Leahy, and King--the five-star admirals who won the war at sea, Walter R. Borneman

The admirals : Nimitz, Halsey, Leahy, and King--the five-star admirals who won the war at sea, Walter R. Borneman

Label
The admirals : Nimitz, Halsey, Leahy, and King--the five-star admirals who won the war at sea
Title
The admirals
Title remainder
Nimitz, Halsey, Leahy, and King--the five-star admirals who won the war at sea
Statement of responsibility
Walter R. Borneman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Evaluates the pivotal contributions of history's only five-star admirals and how their triumphs in World War II rendered the United States the world's dominant sea power
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Borneman, Walter R.
Dewey number
  • 359.0092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E746
LC item number
.B59 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nimitz, Chester W.
  • Halsey, William F.
  • Leahy, William D
  • King, Ernest Joseph
  • United States
  • United States
  • Admirals
  • Naval art and science
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
Label
The admirals : Nimitz, Halsey, Leahy, and King--the five-star admirals who won the war at sea, Walter R. Borneman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 533-544) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: The banks of the Severn -- Saturday, December 6, 1941 -- pt. 1. Sailors, 1897-1918 -- Leahy, "The Judge," Annapolis, Class of 1897 -- King, "Rey," Annapolis, Class of 1901 -- Halsey, "Pudge," Annapolis, Class of 1904 -- Nimitz, "Nim-i-tiz," Annapolis, Class of 1905 -- First commands -- Dress rehearsal -- pt. 2. Ships, 1918-1941 -- Battleships -- Submarines -- Aircraft carriers -- First stars -- Projecting power -- At war all but in name -- pt. 3. Admirals, 1941-1945 -- Searching for scapegoats and heroes -- Spread thin -- Deciding the course -- Fighting the Japanese and MacArthur -- From Casablanca to Teheran -- Take care, my boy -- Driving it home -- The crippling blow -- Halsey's luck -- Two typhoons and five stars -- Interim president -- Toward Tokyo Bay -- Measures of men -- Appendix A: Comparative ranks of commissioned officers in U.S. military services -- Appendix B: World War II-era general protocols for naming U.S. Navy ships -- Appendix C: Comparative tonnages and armaments of selected ships -- Appendix D: Chiefs of naval operations, 1915 to 1947 -- Appendix E: Commanders-in-Chief, U.S. fleet, 1922 to 1945 -- Appendix F: World War II-era U.S. battleships -- Appendix G: World War II-era U.S. aircraft carriers -- Appendix H: Ships named for the fleet admirals -- Appendix I: Major World War II conferences and operations with code names
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 559 pages
Isbn
9780316097840
Lccn
2011032394
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • 2011032394
  • 668443
Label
The admirals : Nimitz, Halsey, Leahy, and King--the five-star admirals who won the war at sea, Walter R. Borneman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 533-544) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: The banks of the Severn -- Saturday, December 6, 1941 -- pt. 1. Sailors, 1897-1918 -- Leahy, "The Judge," Annapolis, Class of 1897 -- King, "Rey," Annapolis, Class of 1901 -- Halsey, "Pudge," Annapolis, Class of 1904 -- Nimitz, "Nim-i-tiz," Annapolis, Class of 1905 -- First commands -- Dress rehearsal -- pt. 2. Ships, 1918-1941 -- Battleships -- Submarines -- Aircraft carriers -- First stars -- Projecting power -- At war all but in name -- pt. 3. Admirals, 1941-1945 -- Searching for scapegoats and heroes -- Spread thin -- Deciding the course -- Fighting the Japanese and MacArthur -- From Casablanca to Teheran -- Take care, my boy -- Driving it home -- The crippling blow -- Halsey's luck -- Two typhoons and five stars -- Interim president -- Toward Tokyo Bay -- Measures of men -- Appendix A: Comparative ranks of commissioned officers in U.S. military services -- Appendix B: World War II-era general protocols for naming U.S. Navy ships -- Appendix C: Comparative tonnages and armaments of selected ships -- Appendix D: Chiefs of naval operations, 1915 to 1947 -- Appendix E: Commanders-in-Chief, U.S. fleet, 1922 to 1945 -- Appendix F: World War II-era U.S. battleships -- Appendix G: World War II-era U.S. aircraft carriers -- Appendix H: Ships named for the fleet admirals -- Appendix I: Major World War II conferences and operations with code names
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 559 pages
Isbn
9780316097840
Lccn
2011032394
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • 2011032394
  • 668443

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