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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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.
Fair Park Embarcadero Building, 1229 Admiral Nimitz, Dallas, Texas 75210
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.
The National Museum of the Pacific War will present its 2014 Symposium at the Admiral Nimitz Museum in Fredericksburg, Texas.
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.
The late Admiral Layton, who was the fleet intelligence officer for Admiral Nimitz through out World War II, describes the breakdown in the intelligence process prior to the bombing of Pearl Harbor, and shares his experiences witnessing feuding among high-level naval officers in Washington that contributed to Japan's successful attack.