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Spruance, Raymond Ames 1886-1969

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Works: 67 works in 109 publications in 6 languages and 2,987 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Personal narratives‡vJapanese  History  Naval history  Records and correspondence  Radio commentaries  Radio news programs  Nonfiction radio programs  Archives  Radio speeches 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction
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Beans, bullets, and black oil : the story of fleet logistics afloat in the Pacific during World War II by Worrall Reed Carter( Book )

2 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beans, bullets, and black oil by Worrall Reed Carter( )

5 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Victory is won or lost in battle, but all military history shows that adequate logistic support is essential to the winning of battles. In World War II, logistic support of the fleet in the Pacific became a problem of such magnitude and diversity, as well as vital necessity, that all operations against Japan hinged upon it. The advance against the enemy moved the fleet progressively farther and farther away from the west coast of the United States, from Pearl Harbor, and from other sources of supply, to support the fleet that was constructed as temporary bases for various uses, and formed floating mobile service squadrons and other logistic support groups. These floating organizations remained near the fighting fleet, supplying food, ammunition, and other necessities while rendering repair services close to the combat areas. This support enabled the fleet to keep unrelenting pressure upon the enemy by obviating the return of the fleet to home bases. Because of the knowledge gained during his South Pacific service and particularly from his experience as Commander of Service Squadron Ten, the largest of the mobile squadrons, Rear Admiral W.R. Carter was chosen to write this history of logistics afloat in the Pacific. The opinions expressed and the conclusions reached are those of the author
Midway, the battle that doomed Japan; the Japanese Navy's story by Mitsuo Fuchida( Book )

3 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Midway : bitwa, która przesądziła o losie Japonii : historia Japońskiej Marynarki Wojennej by Mitsuo Fuchida( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in Polish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of fleet logistics afloat in the Pacific during world war II : beans, bullets, and black oil by Worrall Reed Carter( Book )

1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

C. Francis Jenkins : Spruance of Midway( Recording )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Side 1: Hoosiers and motion pictures go all the way back to the days preceeding Hollywood ... all of the way back to Richmond's C. Fransic Jenkins. Jenkins invented the motion picture system which Thomas Edison received credit for developing. Edison bought Jenkins' equipment and the rights to build more. Jenkins also is credited for inventing the paper milk carton. Side 2: Indianapolis' Raymond Spruance, who sailed toy boats on the city's Fall Creek as a child, grew into one of the most influential officers in the United States Navy in World War II. Substituting for ailing Admiral William Halsey at the battle of Midway Island, Spruance's command decisions turned the tide against attacking Japanese warships, and established the conditions necessary for an American victory in the Pacific theater
Midway : osudová bitva japonského válečného loďstva by Mitsuo Fuchida( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in Czech and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The quiet warrior : a biography of Admiral Raymond A. Spruance by Thomas B Buell( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

One of the towering figures in American naval history, Adm. Raymond A. Spruance was the victor of the battles of Midway and the Philippine Sea and commander of the Fifth Fleet in the invasions of the Gilberts, the Marshalls, the Marianas, and Okinawa. However, due to his reserved, cerebral personality, he remained an elusive figure until this biography which won the Alfred Thayer Mahan Award for Literary Achievement when originally published
Raymond Ames Spruance miscellaneous papers by Raymond Ames Spruance( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Correspondence, addresses, statements, biographical material, and lectures, relating to American naval operations in World War II. Includes correspondence with Presidents Harry S.Truman and Dwight D. Eisenhower
Raymond Ames Spruance letter to Lawrence Hayward : Pebble Beach, Calif. : by Raymond Ames Spruance( )

1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Concerning his naval commands in the Pacific, 1941-1945
Letters by Vincent Davis( )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Two letters sent from Admiral Raymond A. Spruance, Pebble Beach, California, to Vincent Davis, April-May, 1960
Midway, the battle that doomed Japan by Mitsuo Fuchida( Book )

1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Admiral, Raymond A. Spruance, USN by Emmet P Forrestel( Book )

1 edition published in 1966 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Midway : the Japanese story by Mitsuo Fuchida( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Om slaget om Midway, juni 1942, fortalt af den japanske Pilot, som ledede angrebet på Pearl Harbor
Midway, tournant de la guerre du Pacifique by Mitsuo Fuchida( Book )

2 editions published in 1959 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[Japanese] news commentary( Recording )

1 edition published in 1945 in Japanese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

News reports about World War II : U.S. troops land on Philippines to liberate the country. They control the Manila Bay. Including MacArthur's report, General Simon Bolivar Buckner; U.S. 5th Fleet under Adm. Raymond Spruance attacked Marshall and Mariana Islands
The victory in the pacific by Raymond Ames Spruance( Book )

1 edition published in 1946 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Papers by Raymond Ames Spruance( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Personal letters received and copies of letters sent, 1944-1968; official navy communications received and drafts of messages sent, chiefly relating to duty assignments, 1906-1950; personal correspondence file of Commander Fifth Fleet Pacific, August 1943-December, 1944; letters and other items relating to the Battle of Midway, 1942-1966; copies of letters concerning Spruance, 1964; speeches, 1944-1960; printed articles and clippings; scrapbooks of clippings, mementos and photographs, 1908, 1942-1954; military citations, and certificates of appointment, academic achievement and professional membership, 1898-1964; photographs of the war in the Pacific, 1942-1945, and career situations. Tapes of the Battle of Midway
Command by Raymond Ames Spruance( Book )

1 edition published in 1927 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[Admiral Chester Nimitz passes on his role as Commander in Chief of the United States Pacific Fleet to Admiral Raymond A. Spruance] by Chester W Nimitz( Recording )

1 edition published in 1945 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Admiral Chester Nimitz passes on his role as Commander in Chief of the United States Pacific Fleet to Admiral Raymond A. Spruance. Nimitz praises the readiness and abilities of the force which he leaves behind and salutes those Americans and their allies with which he served during World War II. Spruance praises Nimitz's leadership and tactical mind and promises that he and the rest of the fleet will do their best to uphold the standard which Nimitz has set
 
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Midway : the Japanese story
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Alternative Names
Raymond A. Spruance Admiral der US Navy

Raymond A. Spruance ammiraglio statunitense

Raymond A. Spruance yhdysvaltalainen amiraali

Raymond Spruance

Raymond Spruance Amerikaans diplomaat

Spruance, Raymond A.

Spruance, Raymond A. 1886-1969

Spruance, Raymond Ames

Реймонд Еймс Спрюенс

Спрюэнс, Рэймонд Эймс

ריימונד ספרואנס

ريموند سبروينس أدميرال في بحرية الولايات المتحدة

ریمند اسپرونس افسر و دیپلمات آمریکایی

레이먼드 A. 스프루언스

レイモンド・スプルーアンス

雷蒙德·斯普魯恩斯

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