The admirals: Nimitz, Halsey, Leahy, and King--the five-star admirals who won the war at sea
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New York : Little, Brown, 2012.
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Book
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First edition.
Physical Desc:
ix, 559 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
0316097845 :, 9780316097840 :

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 533-544) and index.
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Evaluates the pivotal contributions of history's only five-star admirals and how their triumphs in World War II rendered the United States the world's dominant sea power.
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Borneman, W. R. (2012). The admirals: Nimitz, Halsey, Leahy, and King--the five-star admirals who won the war at sea. First edition. New York: Little, Brown.

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Borneman, Walter R., 1952-. 2012. The Admirals: Nimitz, Halsey, Leahy, and King--the Five-star Admirals Who Won the War At Sea. New York: Little, Brown.

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Borneman, Walter R., 1952-, The Admirals: Nimitz, Halsey, Leahy, and King--the Five-star Admirals Who Won the War At Sea. New York: Little, Brown, 2012.

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Borneman, Walter R. The Admirals: Nimitz, Halsey, Leahy, and King--the Five-star Admirals Who Won the War At Sea. First edition. New York: Little, Brown, 2012. Print.

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