US Commanders of World War II (2): Navy and USMC [NOOK Book]

Overview

This title, the second of two looking at US commanders of World War II (1939-1945), examines the combat careers, personalities, uniforms, dress and appearance of the key US naval and Marine commanders. These men played a crucial role in the defeat of the Axis powers, particularly in the Pacific theater during such battles as Guadalcanal, Tarawa and Iwo Jima. Among those covered are Holland Smith, Lemuel Shepherd, Roy S. Geiger; John D. Bulkeley, Bull Halsey, Thomas Hart, Husband Kimmel, Charles Lockwood, Marc A. ...
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Overview

This title, the second of two looking at US commanders of World War II (1939-1945), examines the combat careers, personalities, uniforms, dress and appearance of the key US naval and Marine commanders. These men played a crucial role in the defeat of the Axis powers, particularly in the Pacific theater during such battles as Guadalcanal, Tarawa and Iwo Jima. Among those covered are Holland Smith, Lemuel Shepherd, Roy S. Geiger; John D. Bulkeley, Bull Halsey, Thomas Hart, Husband Kimmel, Charles Lockwood, Marc A. Mitscher, Chester Nimitz, Norman Scott, Raymond Spruance, Wade McCluskey, and Theodore Wilkinson.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781780967523
  • Publisher: Osprey Publishing, Limited
  • Publication date: 5/22/2012
  • Series: Elite , #87
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 64
  • File size: 9 MB

Meet the Author

James R Arnold is an established author who has contributed to numerous military publications. He has many published books to his credit, covering topics such as the Napoleonic campaigns and the battles and armies of the American Civil War. James lives in Virginia, USA. Starr Sinton has a degree in Anthropology and a Juris Doctor degree. He has been a military lawyer, a special assistant United States attorney, and an attorney in private practice, and has published numerous articles in various US government publications. A life-long student of military history, Major Sinton has provided replica uniforms for museums and done extra work in Hollywood movies.
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Table of Contents

Introduction 3
Biographies 4
US Navy
Husband Edward Kimmel
Ernest Joseph King
Chester William Nimitz
Thomas Charles Hart
William Frederick Halsey Jr
Frank Jack Fletcher
Raymond Ames Spruance
Robert Lee Ghormley
Richmond Kelly Turner
Thomas Cassin Kinkaid
John Sidney McCain
Norman Scott
Willis Augustus Lee Jr
Charles Andrews Lockwood Jr
Marc Andrew Mitscher
Theodore Stark Wilkinson
William Daniel Leahy
Harold Raynsford Stark
Alan Goodrich Kirk
Us Marine Corps
Alexander Archer Vandegrift
Holland McTyeire Smith
Roy Stanley Geiger
Julian Constable Smith
Lemuel Cornick Shepherd Jr
Bibliography 57
The Plates 58
Index 64
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