US Commanders of World War II (2)

US Commanders of World War II (2)

Navy and USMC

Elite 87
  • Author: James Arnold, Robert Hargis
  • Illustrator: Darko Pavlovic
  • Short code: ELI 87
  • Publication Date: 13 Nov 2002
  • Number of Pages: 64
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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.

Biographical Note

James R Arnold is an established author who has contributed to numerous military publications. He has many published books to his credit, covering topics such as the Napoleonic campaigns and the battles and armies of the American Civil War. James lives in Virginia, USA. Starr Sinton has a degree in Anthropology and a Juris Doctor degree. He has been a military lawyer, a special assistant United States attorney, and an attorney in private practice, and has published numerous articles in various US government publications. A life-long student of military history, Major Sinton has provided replica uniforms for museums and done extra work in Hollywood movies.Darko Pavlovic was born in 1959 and currently lives and works in Zagreb, Croatia. A trained architect, he now works as a full-time illustrator and writer, specialising in militaria. Darko has illustrated a number of books for Osprey including Men-at-Arms 282: 'Axis Forces in Yugoslavia 1941-45' and Elite 60: 'U-Boat Crews 1914-45'.

Contents

Introduction The commanders Bibliography Color plate commentary Index

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