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

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

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
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
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Borneman, Walter R.
Dewey number
359.0092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E746
LC item number
.B59 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • 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
  • 20th Century
  • World War II
  • Military
Label
The admirals : Nimitz, Halsey, Leahy, and King--the five-star admirals who won the war at sea, Walter R. Borneman, (electronic resource)
Link
http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=C9404D61-8234-4825-B953-E83AECA7684E
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 533-544) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
List of Maps -- 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
Control code
ocn843119771
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 559 p., [16] p. of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780316202534
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
ill., maps.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)843119771
Label
The admirals : Nimitz, Halsey, Leahy, and King--the five-star admirals who won the war at sea, Walter R. Borneman, (electronic resource)
Link
http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=C9404D61-8234-4825-B953-E83AECA7684E
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 533-544) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
List of Maps -- 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
Control code
ocn843119771
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 559 p., [16] p. of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780316202534
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
ill., maps.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)843119771

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