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Black shoe carrier admiral : Frank Jack Fletcher at Coral Sea, Midway, and Guadalcanal

Author: John B Lundstrom
Publisher: Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A mountain of new evidence demanded this reevaluation of Frank Jack Fletcher, the "black shoe" admiral who won his battles at sea but lost the war of public opinion. A surface warrior- in contrast to a "brown shoe" naval aviator - Fletcher led the carrier forces that won against all odds at Coral Sea, Midway, and the Eastern Solomons. These and other early carrier victories decided the Pacific War not only because
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Genre/Form: History
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Lundstrom, John B.
Black shoe carrier admiral.
Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, ©2006
(OCoLC)607795410
Named Person: Frank Jack Fletcher; Frank Jack Fletcher; Frank Jack Fletcher
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John B Lundstrom
ISBN: 1591144752 9781591144755
OCLC Number: 62782215
Description: xxii, 638 pages : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm
Responsibility: John B. Lundstrom.
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Drawing on much new material, the author offers the first major reassessment of this once-maligned admiral.  Read more...

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