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William F. Halsey: fighting admiral.

Chandler Whipple

William F. Halsey: fighting admiral.

by Chandler Whipple

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Published by Putnam in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Halsey, William Frederick, 1882-1959 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Halsey, William Frederick, 1882-1959.

  • About the Edition

    A biography of the American admiral which concentrates on his experiences during the Second World War.

    Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 8-9.

    SeriesLives to remember
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE746.H3 W5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination222 p.
    Number of Pages222
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5545746M
    LC Control Number67024180

      On the flag bridge, watching the planes disappear into the gloom, stood Rear Admiral William F. Halsey, overall commander of the U.S. Navy’s Task Force He would still be on the bridge, chain smoking and chewing his nails, when the last pilot returned in the early afternoon. Then he turned tail and raced back to Hawaii. Fleet Admiral William Frederick Halsey Jr., (Octo – Aug ), known as Bill Halsey or "Bull" Halsey, was an American admiral in the United States Navy during World War II. He is one of the four individuals to have attained the rank of fleet admiral of the United States Navy, the others being Ernest King, William Leahy, and.

    that Admiral Halsey would be here after usln There can be no question but that the bolaness and I ' ~f 8"-0 Admiral Halsey' ~ decision~ to move right in after t he prisoners saved the lives of a number of them ~ speed with which they obtained assistance. Another :a]. instance in this connection'rJ& the. The Coastwatchers’ observation was pivotal as it precipitated the Battle of the Coral Sea in May and prevented the invasion of Port Moresby. In noting the vital role played by Coastwatchers, United States Admiral William F. (Bull) Halsey would later state that ‘The Coastwatchers saved Guadalcanal, and Guadalcanal saved the South.

    Under the command of Admiral William Halsey, the U.S. Navy lost more men due to these natural disasters than it did at the battle of Midway. Bob Drury and Tom Clavin's "Halsey's Typhoon" was the first one to make it to book stores and garnered more attention and sales than Buckner F. Melton Jr.'s "Sea Cobra." Given the timing and focus of these /5(). The definitive biography of America's best-known naval officer, who commanded the legendary fast carrier force during WWII. From the tragic aftermath of Pearl Harbor, when he fashioned America's first response to the attack, to the war's final day in Tokyo Bay when he witnessed Japan's surrender, Admiral William F. Halsey stamped a mighty imprint on the Pacific during /5(35).


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William F. Halsey: fighting admiral by Chandler Whipple Download PDF EPUB FB2

In the final days ofAdmiral William “Bull” Halsey is the Pacific theater’s most popular and colorful naval hero. After a string of victories, the “Fighting Admiral” and his thirty-thousand-man Third Fleet are charged with protecting General MacArthur’s flank during the invasion of the Philippine island of Mindoro/5().

Get this from a library. William F. Halsey: fighting admiral. [Chandler Whipple] -- A biography of the American admiral which concentrates on his experiences during the Second World War. William Halsey was the most famous naval officer of World War II. His fearlessness in carrier raids against Japan, his steely resolve at Guadalcanal, and his impulsive blunder at the Battle of Leyte Gulf made him the "Patton of the Pacific" and solidified his reputation as a decisive, aggressive fighter prone to impetuous errors of judgment in the heat of battle/5(39).

Fleet Admiral William Frederick Halsey, Jr., GBE (Octo Aug ) (commonly referred to as "Bill" or "Bull" Halsey), was an American Fleet Admiral in the United States Navy. He commanded the South Pacific Area during the early stages of the Pacific War against Japan/5. During the war, Halsey had continually acted with bravery and speed and all of his most famous actions are covered through the book, such as how he directed the campaigns in the Solomons and led the attacks on the Carolines and New Britain.

William F. Halsey was an American admiral in the United States Navy during World War II. Book Summary: The title of this book is Admiral Halsey's Story and it was written by William F. Halsey, J.

Bryan III. This particular edition is in a Paperback format. This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $ It was published by Independently published and has a total of pages in the : Biography - Fleet Admiral William Frederick Halsey, Jr., USNR - William Frederick Halsey, Jr., was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey, on Octothe son of the late Captain William F.

Halsey, U. Navy. As a Navy junior, he made the usual round of schools prior to his appointment to the Naval Academy. President McKinley gave him an appointment in. William F. Halsey was a sailor born and bred. His heart was Navy blue and gold, and it pumped salt water each of his seventy-six years.

As a first to last combatant of the Pacific War, he launched aircraft into the Sunday surprise on December 7,and forty-five months later stood witness to the end of Imperial Japan on the deck of the battleship : Historynet Staff.

Adapted from "Fleet Admiral William Federick Halsey, Jr. United States Navy, Deceased," produced by the Navy Office of Information, Biographies Branch, dated 6 SeptemberHalsey, William Frederick, Jr.

file, Biographies, 20th Century, Navy Department Library. A Sailor's admiral: a biography of William F. Halsey by James M Merrill Halsey's typhoon: [the true story of a fighting admiral, an epic storm, and an untold rescue] by Bob Drury Halsey, William F.

(William Frederick), Halsey, William Frederick FADM William F. Halsey, USN, wt. LCDR J. Bryan III, USNR, “Admiral Halsey Tells His Story,” (seventh of nine articles) Saturday Evening Post, 26 Julypp.

26, 63– The same content appeared in Halsey and Bryan, Admiral Halsey’s Story (New York: McGraw-Hill, ), – Attack repeat attack""—not a criticism but a reminder of the Admiral's battle cry. A comic strip hero in his lifetime, he encouraged men by his good humor, achieved the rank of five-star admiral despite ""indelicate outbursts"" (delicately excluded) and occasional mindless bravado.

Guardian of the Pacific during World War II, Halsey claimed a ""hatred"" for the Japanese which, not. Fleet Admiral "Bull" Halsey was an important allied naval leader in World War 2.

His autobiography Admiral Halsey's Story surveys the key events of the war in which he was an active participant, from the immediate aftermath of Pearl Harbor to battles in the South Pacific, and to the final year of the war during which he commanded the U.S.

Third Fleet.5/5(1). No Fighting in the War Room returns with a debate on who was the best fighting admiral of World War II: William F.

"Bull" Halsey or Raymond A. Spruance. Halsey’s Typhoon: The Epic Story of a Fighting Admiral, an Epic Storm and an Untold Rescue. by Bob Drury and Tom Clavin, Atlantic Monthly Press, New York,$ On DecemAdmiral William F.

Halsey’s Third Fleet suffered one of. When Halsey's twenty-seven-year-old son, Lt. (j.g.) William F. Halsey III, an aviation supply officer on the carrier USS Saratoga, went missing in the South Pacific in the summer ofthe admiral explicitly ordered that the search for him be conducted by the book.

"My son is the same as every other son in the combat zone," he told his /5(52). Ryan- "I wrote a biography on Admiral Halsey called The Fighting Sailor about naval combat tactics." Ramius- "I know this book, your conclusions were all wrong Ryan, Halsey acted stupidly." So the OP basically is trolling.

He knows enough about Halsey to call him William F. Halsey. So why look him up than ask the question like that. Hughes begins the book at the end of Halsey’s life, with the now elderly man relaxing where he was most at ease, Fishers Island. but he was a “fighting admiral without peer. A Sailor’s Admiral: A Biography of William F.

Halsey (Springfield, OH: Crowell, ), as quoted in Hughes, Admiral Bill Halsey, 3. On the bridge of the carrier, Vice Admiral William F. Halsey, Jr., is surprised that the weather is the only thing he is fighting. Halsey has issued orders that Enterprise and its escorts operate under war conditions.

Nine days earlier, his ships left Pearl Harbor for a destination known only to the admiral and his closest aides/5(50). Halsey's Typhoon: The True Story of a Fighting Admiral, an Epic Storm, and an Untold Rescue.

Atlantic Monthly Press. William F. Halsey; Joseph Bryan III. Admiral Halsey's Story. Whittlesey House. Ralph B. Jordan. Born to Fight: The Life of Admiral Halsey. Lightning Source. William Halsey, the most famous naval officer of World War II, was known for fearlessness, steely resolve, and impulsive errors.

In this definitive biography, Thomas Hughes punctures the popular caricature of the fighting admiral to present a revealing human portrait of his personal and professional life as it was lived in times of war and peace.Greek dramatists would have loved Admiral William F.

Halsey Jr.’s tenure in the Pacific. His stirring leadership from December into the first half of anchored his position among the pantheon of American naval heroes, while blunders from late into tarnished that reputation and illustrated the fallibility of the man.William F.

Halsey was Commander of the South Pacific Fleet and the war's most colorful admiral. C.L. Sulzberger, in his book The American Heritage Picture History of World War II (), p. Halsey was a navy junior who spent three boyhood years at the academy while his father was an instructor there.