The Admirals

The Admirals

Nimitz, Halsey, Leahy, and King--the Five-star Admirals Who Won the War at Sea

Book - 2012
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A unique collective biography of the four men who "with a combination of nimble counsel, exasperating ego, studied patience, and street-fighter tactics" shaped the modern U.S. Navy to win WWII at sea.
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2012
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780316097840
Branch Call Number: 920 Bo
Characteristics: ix, 559 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 25 cm


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Sep 06, 2016

Another 'War' book dealing mainly with the 'behind the scenes 'maneuvering/politicking of the principals involved, in this case the 'Big Four', although Leahy being in England was not really involved. Again, F. Roosevelt had his hands full managing these huge egos but did a masterful job at this.

KEVIN DOWD Nov 13, 2012

OK somewhat dry.. Neptune's Inferno was better.


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