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Nimitz at War: Command Leadership from Pearl Harbor to Tokyo Bay

Nimitz at War: Command Leadership from Pearl Harbor to Tokyo Bay

Symonds, Craig L.

Hardcover

General World HistoryNaval HistoryWorld War II

Publisher Price: $29.95

ISBN10: 0190062363
ISBN13: 9780190062361
Publisher: Oxford Univ Pr
Published: Jun 1 2022
Pages: 496
Weight: 1.86
Height: 1.25 Width: 6.35 Depth: 9.55
Language: English
From America's preeminent naval historian, the first full-length portrait in over fifty years of the man who won the war in the Pacific in World War Two--destined, says Andrew Roberts, to be the defining life of Chester Nimitz for a long time to come.

Only days after the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, President Franklin D. Roosevelt tapped Chester W. Nimitz to assume command of the Pacific Fleet. Nimitz was not the most senior candidate available, and some, including his new boss, U.S. Navy Admiral Ernest J. King, considered him a desk

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