This title, the second of two, examines the careers, personalities and fortunes of the key US Naval and Marine commanders of World War II. Among those covered are (USMC) Holland Smith, Julian Smith, Lemuel Shepherd, A. Vandergrift, Roy S. Geiger and (Navy) John P.S. Devereaux, John D. Bulkeley, F.J. Fletcher, Robert Ghormley, Bull Halsey, Thomas Hart, Husband Kimmel, E. King, Kinkaid, Alan G. Kirk, Lee, Charles Lockwood, McCain, Marc A. Mitscher, Chester Nimitz, Joseph J. Rochefort, Norman Scott, Raymond Spruance, Harold R. Stark, Richmond Turner, Wade McCluskey, Daniel V. Gallery, Francis "Frog" Low and Theodore Wilkinson.
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Author Biography - James R. Arnold
James R Arnold is an established author who has contributed to numerous military publications. He has many published books to his credit, covering topics such as the Napoleonic campaigns and the battles and armies of the American Civil War. James lives in Virginia. USA. Robert Philip Hargis was born December 7 1959, and gained his BA in History from California State University San Bernadino. A militaria collector for over 25 years, he also has a close involvement in living history presentations. He is married with two children, and lives in California. Darko Pavlovic was born in 1959 and currently lives and works in Zagreb, Croatia. A trained architect, he now works as a full-time illustrator and writer, specialising in militaria. Darko has illustrated a number of books for Osprey including Men-at-Arms 282: 'Axis Forces in Yugoslavia 1941-45' and Elite 60: 'U-Boat Crews 1914-45'. He has also written and illustrated titles for the Men-at-Arms series on the Austrian army of the 19th century