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Author Borneman, Walter R., 1952-

Title The admirals : Nimitz, Halsey, Leahy, and King--the five-star admirals who won the war at sea / Walter R. Borneman.

Imprint New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Eureka Non-Fiction  359.0092 Bor    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description ix, 559 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., map ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary A unique collective biography of the four men who "with a combination of nimble counsel, exasperating ego, studied patience, and street-fighter tactics" shaped the modern U.S. Navy to win WWII at sea.
Subject Nimitz, Chester W. (Chester William), 1885-1966.
Halsey, William Frederick, 1882-1959.
Leahy, William D.
King, Ernest Joseph, 1878-1956.
United States. Navy -- Biography.
United States. Navy -- History -- 20th century.
Admirals -- United States -- Biography.
Naval art and science -- History -- 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Biography.
ISBN 9780316097840

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