By Brayton Harris
Chester Nimitz was once an admiral's Admiral, thought of via many to be the best naval chief of the final century. After the assault on Pearl Harbor, Nimitz assembled the forces, chosen the leaders, and - as commander of all U.S. and Allied air, land, and sea forces within the Pacific Ocean - led the cost one island at a time, one conflict at a time, towards victory. an excellent strategist, he astounded contemporaries via reaching army victories opposed to fabulous odds, outpacing extra flamboyant luminaries like common Douglas MacArthur and Admiral "Bull" Halsey. And he was once there to just accept, on behalf of the us, the give up of the japanese aboard the battleship USS Missouri in August 1945. during this first biography in over 3 a long time, Brayton Harris makes use of long-overlooked records and lately declassified files to carry to lifestyles one among America's maximum wartime heroes.
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