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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With the approval of the president and the secretary of the navy, on April 17, 1943, Admiral Nimitz gave the go ahead to ambush Admiral Yamamoto as he flew to Balalea Island, near Bougainville.
Peter, Joshua, Mary, the mother of our Lord, Admiral Nimitz and Florence Nightingale to name a few.
Of possible interest are details of Admiral Nimitz's card files with the names and details of subordinates, the feelings of Japanese merchant seamen that they were of lower importance than military pigeons, a first flight in a Hellcat, the accumulation of power in General Tojo's cabinet, and other details.
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.
After musing on war and survival (don't miss the charming "Admiral Nimitz") we take up a common concern of baby boomers--aging parents.
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.
Subsequently, he became Admiral Nimitz, in charge of the entire Pacific theater for U.
Who was commander-in-chief of the US Quiz of the Day ANSWERS: 1 The dogfish; 2 Sergei Prokofiev; 3 Admiral Nimitz; 4 Iran; 5 The Body Shop; 6 Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia; 7 Art Nouveau; 8 Armageddon; 9 He was the first-ever British winner of the Tour de France; 10 The narwhal.
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.