Admiral Nimitz


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Noun1.Admiral Nimitz - United States admiral of the Pacific fleet during World War II who used aircraft carriers to destroy the Japanese navy (1885-1966)Admiral Nimitz - United States admiral of the Pacific fleet during World War II who used aircraft carriers to destroy the Japanese navy (1885-1966)
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Prior to taking the post at the Texas Military Forces Museum, he was the Curator of Collections and Director of the Living History Program at the Admiral Nimitz National Museum of the Pacific War in Fredericksburg, Texas for 11 years.
Nominally at the same level as Admiral Nimitz, General MacArthur, and General Eisenhower, Mountbatten was an ambitious young officer put in command of an area rife with competing and divergent goals.
13, Fredericksburg: Annual Admiral Nimitz Dinner, with the Honorable George P.
Naval Air Station Whidbey Island has been ahead of this craze, operating its own food truck for years to provide Sailors a variety of hot food on the flight line when they can't get away to the base dining facility, Admiral Nimitz Hall, for lunch or dinner.
This left Admiral Nimitz with three carriers--Enterprise, Yorktown, and Hornet--at his immediate disposal and Admiral Yamamoto with four fleet carriers and two light carriers for his contemplated Midway operation.
Admiral Nimitz rose to the challenge, with the help of Navy ships, seamen and airplanes.
In one of the campaign's boldest moments, Admiral Nimitz vowed at Midway to greet our expected visitors with "the kind of reception they deserve," and so he did.
The agreement between the GLO and DRT was meant to loosely resemble the partnership between the Admiral Nimitz Foundation and the Texas Historical Commission over the National Museum of the Pacific.
American Battleship Association, Patrol Craft Sailors Association, VFW Post 15022, United States Navy Memorial and the Admiral Nimitz Foundation (Pacific War Museum).
Japanese 'planes, among which presumably were some "suicide "planes," made a desperate attack to ward of) the British Fleet, but Admiral Nimitz reported to-day that it has already resumed operations.
Cooper presents his own conclusions on whether the American military command under General Douglas MacArthur and Admiral Nimitz evidenced good judgment in their decisions as to which islands to invade as the war progressed.
The American Army and Marine divisions held a growing naval and aviation advantage Emboldened by the successful amphibious assaults on Tarawa and Kwajalein, Admiral Nimitz ordered an assault on Eniwetok, one thousand miles to the west.