US Commanders of World War II (2)

Navy and USMC

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This title, the second of two looking at US commanders of World War II, examines the combat careers, personalities, uniforms, dress and appearance of the key US naval and Marine commanders. These men played a crucial role in the defeat of the Axis powers, particularly in the Pacific theater during such battles as Guadalcanal, Tarawa and Iwo Jima. Among those covered are Holland Smith, Lemuel Shepherd, Roy S. Geiger; John D. Bulkeley, Bull Halsey, Thomas Hart, Husband Kimmel, Charles Lockwood, Marc A. Mitscher, Chester Nimitz, Norman Scott, Raymond Spruance, Wade McCluskey, and Theodore Wilkinson.

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Published May 20 2012
Format Ebook (PDF)
Edition 1st
Extent 64
ISBN 9781780968117
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 57 b/w; 8 col
Series Elite
Short code ELI 87
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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