By Brayton Harris
Chester Nimitz used to be an admiral's Admiral, thought of by means of 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 through reaching army victories opposed to significant odds, outpacing extra flamboyant luminaries like common Douglas MacArthur and Admiral "Bull" Halsey. And he used to be there to just accept, on behalf of the us, the hand over of the japanese aboard the battleship USS Missouri in August 1945. during this first biography in over 3 many years, Brayton Harris makes use of long-overlooked records and lately declassified records to deliver to existence one in every of America's maximum wartime heroes.
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