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Nimitz

Randall Brink

Nimitz

the man and his wars

by Randall Brink

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published by D.I. Fine Books/Dutton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nimitz, Chester W. -- 1885-1966.,
  • United States. -- Navy -- Biography.,
  • Admirals -- United States -- Biography.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRandall Brink.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsV63.N55 B75 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21624850M
    ISBN 101556114788
    OCLC/WorldCa33666517

      After making plans, organizing his staff, Admiral Nimitz flew to Hawaii to assume command of the Pacific Fleet. He landed at Pearl Harbor on Christmas Eve, There was such a spirit of despair.   Called a great book worthy of a great man, this definitive biography of the commander in chief of the Pacific Fleet in World War II, first published in and now available in paperback for the first time, continues to be considered the best book ever written about Adm. Chester W. Nimitz/5(5).

      Called a great book worthy of a great man, this definitive biography of the commander in chief of the Pacific Fleet in World War II, first published in and now available in paperback for the first time, continues to be considered the best book ever written about Adm. Chester W. Nimitz.5/5(1). Nimitz Class is a world-class technothriller with a plot as riveting as The Hunt for Red October - and an explosive twist out of tomorrow's headlines. .

    Get this from a library! Nimitz. [E B Potter] -- A biography of Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, commander of thousands of ships and aircraft during World War II, discussing his childhood in Texas, his early career in the Navy, his life as a husband and. A reverent, expansive biography of Admiral Chester Nimitz, who commanded US naval operations in the Pacific in WW II. Written in flashback fashion, the book presents entertaining if disjointed accounts of major battles—including Nimitz' clashes with General MacArthur, who usually pulled strings and won, while Nimitz remained ""interested only in devising the most effective, least .


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Called a great book worthy of a great man, this definitive biography of the commander in chief of the Pacific Fleet in World War II, first published in and now available in paperback for the first time, continues to be considered the best book ever written about Adm.

Chester W. Nimitz/5(). Nimitz, reflections on Pearl Harbor Unknown Binding – January 1, by William H Ewing (Author) › Visit Amazon's William H Ewing Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Author: William H Ewing.

The book reveals that Nimitz was the Nimitz book man, in the right place, at the right time during WWII. The book was written in I recommend this biography. The Nimitz book is twenty-five hours and fourteen minutes. Mike Chamberlain does a good job narrating the book.

Chamberlain is an actor and voice-over artist. Fantastic book on one of the perennial figures on the U.S. Navy. Goes into significant detail on leadership decisions during the Pacific War, and provides an excellent overview of the pre-war, war, and post-war periods and Admiral Nimitz's contributions/5.

Nimitz Class - This book is a mixed bag. The author is at his best when describing the Navy and naval actions.

The book is awkward when he is trying to, what I believe to be, humanizing the characters. There is a lot of material in the book that could have been edited out without damaging the main plot.

It might even have built suspense/5. USS NIMITZ is the first ship in the NIMITZ - class of nuclear-powered aircraft carriers and the first ship in the Navy named after Fleet Admiral Chester.

From 7 Decemberthe date of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, to 31 Augusttwo days before the Japanese surrender at Tokyo Bay, Pacific Fleet staff at Pearl Harbor maintained a running estimate and summary of communicatons and other records in a “gray book,” copies of which were filed with the papers of Fleet Admiral Chester W.

Nimitz at the Operational. USS Nimitz (CVN 68).likes 8, talking about this. Warship. Supercarrier. Lead ship of the Nimitz Class. This is the official Facebook fan page for USS Nimitz (CVN Followers: K. Nimitz was promoted to the newly-created rank of fleet admiral in and became the naval equivalent to the army's General Dwight Eisenhower.

The book covers his full life, from a poverty-stricken childhood to postwar appointments as Chief of Naval Operations and U.N. mediator. Nimitz Class is a naval thriller published in by Patrick is the first book in the series which features admiral Arnold Morgan and Ben Adnam.

It is stylistically similar to Tom Clancy, particularly The Hunt for Red ing to WorldCat, the. Welcome to Hugh’s “Necessary Bookshelf.” It is actually six different shelves in one big bookcase. Click a shelf to see the books on that shelf.

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Brayton Harris' "Admiral Nimitz" is the easy-to-read story of the career of the nation's foremost Navy flag officer of the 20th century.

Harris has done an admirable job of condensing a long. USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Mediterranean Cruise Book Did you serve aboard USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Check out our USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Crew List and reconnect with old shipmates. Attractions near Nimitz Book and Gift Shop: ( mi) National Museum of the Pacific War ( mi) Grape Creek Vineyards on Main ( mi) St.

Mary's Catholic Church ( mi) Fredericksburg Visitor Information Center ( mi) Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site; View all attractions near Nimitz Book and Gift Shop on Tripadvisor4/5(7).

The Gray Book was started hours after the Dec. 7, attack, by Capt. James Steele, a member of Nimitz’s runs through the major events of the Pacific Theater until Aug. 31,just two days before Nimitz was present aboard the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay to sign the instrument of surrender.

The physical collection is possessed by the Naval History and Heritage. Library Home page for Nimitz Library at Updated Tue Apr 21 EDT   This book is a well written biography that also presents many lessons of leadership.

Starting with how Nimitz "conceived the image of an ideal officer and consciously molded himself to conform to that image;" to his introduction of the circular formation to the fleet; to the way he ran planning sessions for World War II Pacific Theater operations.5/5(5).

Chester Nimitz stroked the crew inthe year he graduated. In "The Lucky Bag," the Academy year book, he was described as a man "of cheerful yesterdays and confident tomorrows." After the two years' sea duty required by law, he became an ensign.

He said later that he was not overly enthusiastic at his first experience with the sea. WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Naval War College Library in Newport, R.I. will publicly unveil online the 4,page "Gray Book" collection of Fleet Adm.

Chester Nimitz communications that. The Navy's oldest and finest aircraft carrier. The Naval War College Library in Newport, R.I. publicly unveiled online the 4,page “Gray Book” collection of Fleet Adm.

Chester Nimitz communications that started in .Called a great book worthy of a great man, this definitive biography of the commander in chief of the Pacific Fleet in World War II, first published in and now available in paperback for the first time, continues to be considered the best book ever written about Adm.

Chester W. Nimitz. Highly respected by both the civilian and naval communities, Nimitz was sometimes 4/5(3).During the battles in the Pacific during World War II, Admiral Chester W. Nimitz kept a daily journal now referred to as the “Gray Book.”Bound in gray material, Nimitz’sdiary chronicles the Pacific battles in rigorous detail, covering several volumes of situational strategy and experience from a firsthand ’s staff helped to put together this page chronicle .