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Fleet Admiral King

Ernest Joseph King

Fleet Admiral King

a naval record

by Ernest Joseph King

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Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Ernest J. King and Walter Muir Whitehill.
ContributionsWhitehill, Walter Muir.
The Physical Object
Pagination465p. :
Number of Pages465
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19435007M

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Fleet Admiral King provided American naval leadership for World War II. Even in the darkest days immediately after the Pearl Harbor attack, King never deviated from his basic precept: “We must do all that we can with what we have.” He combined an iron will, decisiveness of character, and insatiable capacity for work with high intelligence and an encyclopedic knowledge of naval subjects.

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The autobiography of Ernest J. King, from his early boyhood years, his early Naval career, and forty four years of Naval service/5(8). Oct 18,  · Master of Sea Power: A Biography of Fleet Admiral Ernest J. King (CLASSICS OF NAVAL LITERATURE) [Thomas B. Buell, John B.

Lundstrom] on mikemccarthycomedy.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A comprehensive study of the most powerful naval officer in the history of the United States and controversial architect of victory in the Pacific/5(17). The first Fleet Admiral to leave active duty was Ernest King who retired immediately after the conclusion of World War II.

Chester Nimitz and William Halsey both retired two years later while William Leahy was the last Fleet Admiral to leave active duty in NATO rank: OF Fleet Admiral King book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5.

Ernest King in legend was so tough that he shaved with a blowtorch, and he pretty much comes off that way in Buell's vigorous portrait. Herman Wouk, in a review of Master of Sea Power: A Biography of Fleet Admiral Ernest J.

King () by Thomas B. Buell, featured on. Just as important, he had a first-class strategic intellect. These traits are apparent in King’s autobiography Fleet Admiral King: A Naval Record, which details the formative experiences that prepared him to lead the U.S.

Navy during its greatest trial. His autobiography is superb reading for those interested in leadership, and it contains. Mar 26,  · Millions of men and women have served in the U.S.

Navy since its founding more than two centuries ago, but Fleet Admiral King book four attained five-star status. The circumstances of World War II propelled this quartet—William D.

Leahy, Ernest J. King, Chester W. Nimitz. FLEET ADMIRAL ERNEST JOSEPH KING. Ernest Joseph King was born in Lorain, Ohio, on November 23, As a young boy he read an article in the Youth’s Companion about the Naval Academy which stimulated his interest towards a Navy career.

Upon graduating from Lorain High School inhe was appointed to the Naval Academy by Representative Kerr of the Fourteenth District of Ohio. Admiral King Admiral Mayo aircraft American amphibious antisubmarine Army arrived ashore Asiatic Fleet asked Atlantic Fleet attack Battle battleships bombing Bureau of Aeronautics Fleet Admiral King book of Navigation cadets Captain carrier Chief of Naval Chiefs of Staff China Churchill coast Combined Chiefs Commander in Chief conference convoys Corps cruise.

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U.S. Navy at War: The Final Official Report to the Secretary of the Navy, Covering the Period March 1,to October 1, by King, Fleet Admiral Ernest J.

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Only four men in American history have been promoted to the five-star rank of Admiral of the Fleet: William Leahy, Ernest King, Chester Nimitz, and William Halsey/5. Fleet Admiral Ernest Joseph King Ernest Joseph King was born in Lorain, Ohio, on November 23, As a young boy he read an article in the Youth's Companion about the Naval Academy which stimulated his interest towards a Navy career.

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Someone once asked Admiral Ernest J. King if it was he who said, "When they get in trouble they send for the sonsabitches.". In AugustPacific Fleet Commander, Admiral Chester Nimitz ordered a court of inquiry to investigate INDY's sinking. CNO Fleet Admiral Ernest J.

King was unhappy with the court's inquiry. He felt too few witness were called, too little evidence uncovered and too many questions were left unanswered. Cdr. Thomas B. Buell, USN (Ret.) was a noted naval historian the author of several books, most notably Master of Seapower: A Biography of Fleet Admiral Ernest J.

King and The Quiet Warrior: A Biography of Admiral Raymond A. mikemccarthycomedy.com died in The Admirals: Nimitz, Halsey, Leahy, and King: The Five-Star Admirals Who Won the War at Sea By Walter R. Borneman. Little, Brown and Company, $ This remarkable quartet of five-star American naval leaders deserves a first-rate collective biography, and The Admirals does them mikemccarthycomedy.comh wide-ranging research, engaging narrative style, and shrewd judgment calls, author.

Although written by Commander Whitehill, this record of Fleet Admiral King's naval career is essentially autobiographical. The latter half of the lengthy and restrained and rather austere narrative deals with the Second World War and is naturally of the greatest interest.

It authoritatively presents the Navy's position on a number of strategic controversies, and adds. This is the first time in paperback for this standard biography of Fleet Admiral Ernest J.

King, who was the controversial architect of the American victory in the Pacific. Once asked if it was he who said, 'When they get in trouble they send for the sonsabitches,' King replied that he was not, but that he would have said it if he had thought of it.

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Jul 18,  · A highly decorated officer during World War I, Admiral Andrew Cunningham quickly moved through the ranks and was named Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Navy's Mediterranean Fleet in June With the fall of France in Junehe negotiated the internment of the French squadron at Alexandria before taking the war to the Italians.

A tough, aggressive officer, Admiral Ernest J. King was one of the most prominent Allied military leaders of World War II. Inhe was appointed commander in chief of the Atlantic Fleet and as such oversaw the fulfillment of lend-lease programs to Great Britain and the Soviet Union.

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An admiral of the fleet or fleet admiral (sometimes also known as admiral of the navy or grand admiral) is a military naval officer of the highest rank.

In many nations the rank is reserved for wartime or ceremonial appointments. It is usually a rank above admiral (which is now usually the highest rank in peacetime for officers in active service), and is often held by the most senior admiral.

Admiral Ernest J. King and Secretary of the Navy, Frank Knox Halsey in November ) On December 17,Ernest King became the second American to hold the rank of Fleet Admiral (the first was William Leahy, with Chester Nimitz third, and finally William Admiral Ernest J.

King and Secretary of the Navy, Frank Knox Halsey in November ). Jul 31,  · This is the first time in paperback for this standard biography of Fleet Admiral Ernest J.

King, who was the controversial architect of the American victory in the Pacific. Once asked if it was he who said, 'When they get in trouble they send for the sonsabitches,' King replied that he was not, Brand: Naval Institute Press.

A second voyage of the Treasure Fleet departed on a return trip to India in but Cheng Ho did not command this voyage. He remained in China to oversee the repair of a temple at the birthplace of a favorite goddess.

The Chinese envoys on board helped to ensure the power of a king of Calicut. The fleet returned in Master of Seapower: Biography of Fleet Admiral Ernest mikemccarthycomedy.com by Buell, Thomas B.

and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at mikemccarthycomedy.com Ernest J. King [ ] was an five star Admiral of the United States Navy who began his naval career in and was a veteran of the Battle of Veracruz, World War I and World War II.

During World War II King served as Commander in Chief, United States Fleet and Chief of Naval mikemccarthycomedy.com Rating: % positive.

King graduated from the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland, in and was commissioned in the navy in He became a rear admiral in and a vice admiral inand he was appointed head of the Atlantic Fleet in January Check out this great listen on mikemccarthycomedy.com Admiral Kris Longknife should have known the job offer was too good.

Really, she knew by now that what was too good to be true really, really isn't. Still, she jumped at the chance to be the first human emissary to the Iteeche Empire. Only when she got. Fleet Admiral is a five-star flag officer in the U.S.

Navy, equivalent to the ranks of General of the Army and General of the Air Force. The rank of Admiral is temporary and generally used only in times of war.

Fleet Admiral is the highest rank in the Navy and is used only during wartime. The professional career of Admiral King has been well-treated in numerous places and he, himself, authored his memoirs, FLEET ADMIRAL KING infour short years before his death.

There is little need, then, to dwell upon his early life or pre-World War II naval career because those details are available elsewhere.

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has 0 available edition to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.First published inthe memoirs of Fleet Admiral Ernest J. King is entitled "Fleet Admiral King: A Naval Record". It is a simple, matter-of-fact book with a simple, matter-of-fact title. Now, the book is over pages long and entails the career of a United States Navy Fleet Admiral, so don't expect it to be the shortest or easiest thing Reviews: 1.Naval officer.

Official and general correspondence, orders to duty, speech, article, and book file, memoranda, notes, printed material, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to King's activities as commander in chief of the U.S.

Fleet and chief of naval operations during World War II.