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Admiral Bill Halsey

A Naval Life

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HARDCOVER

$40.00 • £32.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674049635

Publication Date: 05/09/2016

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544 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

42 halftones, 6 maps

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  • List of Maps*
  • Introduction: A Naval Death
  • 1. An American Aristocracy
  • 2. The Admiral’s Captain
  • 3. A Carefree and Careful Boy
  • 4. New Officer, New Navy, New Century
  • 5. A Naval Band of Brothers
  • 6. Becoming Bill Halsey
  • 7. The Oldest Aviator
  • 8. The First Fighter
  • 9. The Right Man
  • 10. The Thin Red Line
  • 11. Real Tales of the South Pacific
  • 12. The Crossroads of Command
  • 13. Low Tide
  • 14. High Tide
  • 15. At Sea at Last
  • 16. Bull’s Run
  • 17. An Old Man at Sea
  • 18. At Home at Last
  • Conclusion: A Naval Legacy
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index
  • * Maps
    • U.S. carrier raids, January to May 1942
    • Guadalcanal, August 1942 to January 1943
    • New Georgia, June to August 1943
    • Bougainville, October to November 1943
    • Battle of Leyte Gulf, October 1944

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