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Bull Halsey

Author: E B Potter
Publisher: Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of the admiral whose command of U.S. naval forces in the Pacific during World War II, although successful, became controversial.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Potter, E.B. (Elmer Belmont), 1908-
Bull Halsey.
Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, ©1985
(OCoLC)567890435
Online version:
Potter, E.B. (Elmer Belmont), 1908-
Bull Halsey.
Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, ©1985
(OCoLC)626379540
Named Person: William F Halsey; William F Halsey; William Frederick Halsey; William Frederick Halsey
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: E B Potter
ISBN: 0870211463 9780870211461 1591146917 9781591146919
OCLC Number: 12342238
Description: xiii, 421 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 27 cm
Contents: Pearl Harbor and Wake --
Origins of a warrior --
Counterattack --
Target : Tokyo --
Battles missed --
Junior officer --
Destroyerman --
Aviator --
Carrier commander --
Commander, South Pacific --
The crisis --
Guadalcanal recaptured --
Caesar and the Bull --
Central Solomons --
South Pacific --
Bypassing Rabaul --
The big blue fleet --
Leyte Gulf --
The Philippines --
Okinawa --
Victory --
Last years.
Responsibility: E.B. Potter.

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Applauded by the public and revered by the men who served under him, Adm. William F. Halsey was one of the leading American personalities of World War II.  Read more...

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"[Bull Halsey is] a very honest portrait of a man who had flaws, but who was very much the right man for the job.... thoroughly recommended." --Wargaming Miscellany

 
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