Admiral Bill Halsey

William Halsey, the most famous naval officer of World War II, was known for fearlessness, steely resolve, and impulsive errors. In this definitive biography, Thomas Hughes punctures the popular caricature of the fighting admiral to present a revealing human portrait of his personal and professional life as it was lived in times of war and peace.

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  • Author : Thomas Alexander Hughes
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Pages : 483 pages
  • ISBN : 0674049632
  • Rating : 5/5 from 1 reviews
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Admiral Bill Halsey

Admiral Bill Halsey
  • Author : Thomas Alexander Hughes
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release : 02 May 2016
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William Halsey, the most famous naval officer of World War II, was known for fearlessness, steely resolve, and impulsive errors. In this definitive biography, Thomas Hughes punctures the popular caricature of the fighting admiral to present a revealing human portrait of his personal and professional life as it was lived in times of war and peace.

Bull Halsey

Bull Halsey
  • Author : E.B. Potter
  • Publisher : Naval Institute Press
  • Release : 11 May 2013
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Applauded by the public and revered by the men who served under him, Adm. William F. Halsey was one of the leading American personalities of World War II. His reputation as a no-holds-barred fighter and his tough-guy expression earned him the nickname "Bull," yet he was also known for showing genuine compassion toward his men and inspiring them to great feats in the Pacific. Originally disclaiming, the praise heaped on him, Halsey eventually came to believe in the swashbuckling legend

Admiral "Bull" Halsey

Admiral
  • Author : John Wukovits
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release : 06 July 2010
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The definitive biography of America's best-known naval officer, who commanded the legendary fast carrier force during WWII. From the tragic aftermath of Pearl Harbor, when he fashioned America's first response to the attack, to the war's final day in Tokyo Bay when he witnessed Japan's surrender, Admiral William F. Halsey stamped a mighty imprint on the Pacific during World War II. He led or participated significantly in the Navy's first offensive strikes against the Marshall Islands and Wake Island, the

Sea of Thunder

Sea of Thunder
  • Author : Evan Thomas
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 06 November 2007
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A suspenseful account of the Battle of Leyte Gulf in October 1944 is told through the commands of four naval leaders, including two American commanders and two Japanese admirals, and offers insight into how the war reflected profound cultural differences. Reprint. 75,000 first printing.

The Admirals

The Admirals
  • Author : Walter R. Borneman
  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Release : 01 May 2012
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How history's only five-star admirals triumphed in World War II and made the United States the world's dominant sea power. Only four men in American history have been promoted to the five-star rank of Admiral of the Fleet: William Leahy, Ernest King, Chester Nimitz, and William Halsey. These four men were the best and the brightest the navy produced, and together they led the U.S. navy to victory in World War II, establishing the United States as the world's

Halsey's Typhoon

Halsey's Typhoon
  • Author : Bob Drury,Tom Clavin
  • Publisher : Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
  • Release : 01 December 2007
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This account of a disaster at sea during World War II is “a powerful and engrossing story of tragedy, survival, and heroism” (Mark Bowden, author of Black Hawk Down). In the final days of 1944, Admiral William “Bull” Halsey is the Pacific theater’s most popular and colorful naval hero. After a string of victories, the “Fighting Admiral” and his thirty-thousand-man Third Fleet are charged with protecting General MacArthur’s flank during the invasion of the Philippine island of Mindoro. But

World War II at Sea

World War II at Sea
  • Author : Craig L. Symonds
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 02 April 2018
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Author of Lincoln and His Admirals (winner of the Lincoln Prize), The Battle of Midway (Best Book of the Year, Military History Quarterly), and Operation Neptune, (winner of the Samuel Eliot Morison Award for Naval Literature), Craig L. Symonds has established himself as one of the finest naval historians at work today. World War II at Sea represents his crowning achievement: a complete narrative of the naval war and all of its belligerents, on all of the world's oceans and

Admiral Nimitz: The Commander of the Pacific Ocean Theater

Admiral Nimitz: The Commander of the Pacific Ocean Theater
  • Author : Brayton Harris
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release : 03 January 2012
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Chester Nimitz was an admiral's Admiral, considered by many to be the greatest naval leader of the last century. After the attack on Pearl Harbor, Nimitz assembled the forces, selected the leaders, and - as commander of all U.S. and Allied air, land, and sea forces in the Pacific Ocean - led the charge one island at a time, one battle at a time, toward victory. A brilliant strategist, he astounded contemporaries by achieving military victories against fantastic odds,

The Quiet Warrior

The Quiet Warrior
  • Author : Thomas B. Buell
  • Publisher : Naval Institute Press
  • Release : 31 July 2013
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Regarded as the standard biography of World War II naval hero Adm. Raymond A. Spruance, this work is now available in trade paperback for the first time. Spruance, victor of the battles of Midway and the Philippine Sea and commander of the Fifth Fleet in the invasions of the Gilberts, the Marshalls, the Marianas, and Okinawa, is one of the towering figures in American naval history. Yet his reserved, cerebral personality did not make good copy for correspondents, and until

America's Fighting Admirals

America's Fighting Admirals
  • Author : William Tuohy
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 25 July 2021
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American naval actions of World War II comprise the most widespread, complex, and dramatic battles in the history of sea warfare. The fighting took place over vast distances in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, as well as in the constricted spaces of the Mediterranean and Solomon seas. Each of the major actions had an admiral, the commander in charge, who led the battle. In combat, the abilities and determination of these commanders at sea were put to the most severe

Witness to Power

Witness to Power
  • Author : Henry Hitch Adams,Great Britain. Dept. of Trade and Industry. Overseas Trade Division 4/2B.
  • Publisher : Naval Inst Press
  • Release : 25 July 1985
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Portrays the life of William D. Leahy, depicts his career in the Navy, and examines his role as a military advisor to President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

The Jersey Brothers

The Jersey Brothers
  • Author : Sally Mott Freeman
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 09 May 2017
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"They are three brothers, all navy men, who end up coincidentally and extraordinarily at the epicenter of three of World War II's most crucial moments. Bill is tapped by Franklin D. Roosevelt to run the first Map Room in Washington. Benny is the gunnery and antiaircraft officer on the USS Enterprise, one of the only ships to escape Pearl Harbor and, by the end of 1942, the last aircraft carrier left in the Pacific to defend against the Japanese. Barton, the