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A Glorious page in our history, Adm. Chester Nimitz, 1942

the battle of Midway, 4-6 June 1942

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Published by Pictorial Histories Pub. Co. in Missoula, Mont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Midway, Battle of, 1942.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 218-220) and index.

    Statementcontributors, Robert J. Cressman ... [et al.].
    ContributionsCressman, Robert.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD774.M5 G56 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 226 p. :
    Number of Pages226
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1893347M
    ISBN 100929521404
    LC Control Number90063323

    Chester Nimitz to Stevenson, J Page 1 Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, the commander of the Pacific fleet in World War II, was a native of Fredericksburg, Texas. An expert on submarine warfare, Nimitz was serving as chief of the Navy's Bureau of Navigation on December 7, On Christmas Day, he replaced Admiral Husband Kimmel as commander-in-chief of the Pacific. TIME Magazine Cover: Adm. Chester Nimitz. MY ACCOUNT SIGN IN SIGN OUT SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE. Home U.S. Politics World Business Tech Health TIME Health Entertainment Science Newsfeed Living Sports History The TIME Vault Magazine Ideas TIME Labs. Photography Videos The Goods Press Room.

    Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, USN, () --Activities and Group Photographs. This page features selected activity and group photographs of Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, and provides links to other such views. For more activity and group views of Chester W. Nimitz, see: Pacific Fleet Change of Command, 31 December Adm. Chester W. Nimitz, commander in chief, Pacific Fleet, sends a message to his task force commanders: “You who have participated in the Battle of Midway today have written a glorious page in.

    Fleet Admiral Chester Nimitz - Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz was born Feb. 24,, in Fredericksburg -- a small German-style town in central Texas. It was here, on the steps of his grandfather's hotel, that young Chester Nimitz received his first impressions of life at sea.   Using rare, previously unshown film, the viewer is taken back half a century to the early days of the Naval Academy, the Spanish-American War, and .


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The Battle of Midway, fought June 4­6,was “a glorious page in our history,” as Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, Pacific Fleet commander, observed.

It was a close contest, and the Japanese could have won had it not been 1942 book several significant : Historynet Staff. Called a great book worthy of a great man, this definitive biography of the commander in chief of the Pacific Fleet in World War II, first published in and now available in paperback for the first time, continues to be considered the best book ever written about Adm.

Chester W. Nimitz. Highly respected by both the civilian and naval communities, Nimitz was sometimes overshadowed by more 4/5(3). During World War II, Fleet Adm. Chester W.

Nimitz kept a collection of communications that grew to more than 4, pages. The so-called “Gray Book,” named for its original cover, spans from the days after the attack on Pearl Harbor to the final days of World Waron what would have been Nimitz’s th birthday, that collection is being made available to the public, according to.

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Robert J. Cressman ― XO John Schork quoted in Midway Magic, An Oral History of America's Legendary Aircraft Carrier 0 likes. The Significance of The Battle of Midway On June 4th, a legendary battle took pace over the pacific sea.

The battle of midway was the turning for America in World War 2. The air attacks of Japan and America would continue for many days. America won the battle and took out half of Japans carriers.

An American victory seemed assured unless Spruance were to blunder badly, and Nimitz believed Spruance was no blunderer. Nimitz immediately released a prepared message to all his forces: “You who participated in the Battle of Midway today have written a glorious page in our history.

I am proud to be associated with you. Chester William Nimitz was born on 24 Februarynear a quaint hotel in Fredericksburg, Texas built by his grandfather, Charles Nimitz, a retired sea captain. Young Chester, however, had his sights set on an Army career and while a student at Tivy High School, Kerrville, Texas, he tried for an appointment to West Point.

When none was available, he took a competitive examination for. THE AVIATION HISTORY OR NEW AIRCRAFT I Color COLOR A Glorious page in our history. Jan ; Robert J Cressman Jun ; ; Chester Adm; Nimitz; Adm.

Chester Nimitz, the. Chester William Nimitz was born in Fredericksburg, Texas, on Febru After graduation from the. Naval Academy inhe was on the China Station.

for two years where, as an ensign, he had his first command, the gunboat USS Panay. Nimitz was with the young submarine service until when he was sent to Germany and Belgium to study.

In Junethen-CNO ADM Jay Johnson signed out a NAVADMIN message stating “ the two most significant dates in our naval history are 13 Octoberthe birth of our Navy, and 4 Junethe battle of Midway. These two prominent days will henceforth be.

3 This was a problem largely rectified by A Glorious Page in Our History: The Battle of Midway, June (Missoula, Mont.: Pictorial Histories, ) by Robert Cressman, et al. 4 Samuel Eliot Morison, History of United States Naval Operations in World War II: Coral Sea, Midway and Submarine Actions (Urbana, Ill.: University of Illinois.

Chester Nimitz synonyms, Chester Nimitz pronunciation, Chester Nimitz translation, English dictionary definition of Chester Nimitz. Noun 1. Chester Nimitz - United States admiral of the Pacific fleet during World War II who used aircraft carriers to destroy the Japanese navy Admiral. The Paperback of the A Glorious Page in Our History: The Battle of Midway, June, by Robert J.

Cressman, Steve Ewing | at Barnes & Noble. B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events HelpPages: The anniversary Chester Nimitz’s birth came recently, Febru Nimitz is one of America’s greatest military leaders though his contributions are often not fully appreciated. The scope and complexity of World War II was unlike any previous conflict.

Top commanders were as much administrators as strategists. The Naval War College released a massive amount of Adm. Chester W. Nimitz’s operational diaries from World War II on Monday. The 4, page “Graybook” collection, funded by the Naval War College Foundation, details Nimitz’s experience as commander of the U.S.

Pacific Fleet, capturing his thoughts on many of the most critical naval battles in American and world history. Admiral Chester W. Nimitz with Cdr Herbert E. Schonland and LCdr Bruce McCandless aboard USS San Francisco (CA), in December PD. Although Douglas Author: American Experience.

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Chester William Nimitz, who guided Allied forces to victory in the Pacific in World War II, was born in Fredericksburg, Texas, on Februthe son of Chester Bernard and Anna (Henke) father died before he was born.

During his early years his grandfather Charles H. Nimitz, a German immigrant, former seaman, and owner of the Nimitz.Admiral Nimitiz assuming command of the Pacific Fleet aboard the USS GRAYLING On the morning of Decemat Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on the deck of the submarine GRAYLING (SS), one of history's greatest fighting heroes in World War II, Fleet Admiral Chester W.

Nimitz, hoisted his four-star flag on the mast of the GRAYLING thereby assuming command of the U.S. Pacific Fleet.