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Admiral Bull Halsey

John F. Wukovits

Admiral Bull Halsey

the life and wars of America"s most controversial commander

by John F. Wukovits

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

  • Halsey, William Frederick, -- 1882-1959,
  • United States. -- Navy -- Biography,
  • Admirals -- United States -- Biography,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn Wukovits.
    LC ClassificationsE746.H3 W855 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23972467M
    ISBN 109780230602847
    LC Control Number2009050130

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    About this Item: Ottawa , Condition: very good. Signed by Karsh in Ottawa, and boldly signed and inscribed by Halsey "To George Dunlop Sr., US Navy- with warm regards- W.F. Halsey Rear Admiral, Rating: % positive. William F. Halsey, Jr., U.S. naval commander who led vigorous campaigns in the Pacific theatre during World War II. He was a leading exponent of warfare using carrier-based aircraft and became known for his daring tactics. A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy at .

    The delivery of the author's tone, voice and enthusiasm of his writing of "Admiral 'Bull' Halsey" only heightened the excitement of this read. The novel is complete with amazing and accurate depictions of Halsey's life and Navel career. The insight towards Halsey's military decisions and the portrayal of his character all are aligned with what /5(35). Review Essay, Admiral Bill Halsey, A Naval Life, The author critiques a book by Thomas Alexander Hughes that profiles the life of Fleet Adm. William “Bull” Halsey, arguably the most famous naval officer of World War II.

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An excellent book that even the casual student of the Pacific portion of the U.S. involvement in WWII will find fascinating.

From his humble early days as a "Navy Brat" to his stunning Admiral Bull Halsey book daring leadership in the various Pacific campaigns Admiral Halsey could easily lay claim to the title of "Patton of the Pacific"/5(33). Admiral "Bull" Halsey: The Life and Wars of the Navy's Most Controversial Commander Hardcover – July 6, by John Wukovits (Author) out of 5 stars 40 ratings.

See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from /5(40). A book devoted to Admiral William F. "Bull" Halsey has long been overdue, among historical military biographies and this book fills that void.

Since the World War II generation of our fathers and mothers is fast fading into the Admiral Bull Halsey book, it is easy to forget how we came to win a World War and who was responsible for making that happen.4/5.

Due to his bold tactics and quotable wit, Halsey continues to be a beloved and debated figure. In this balanced biography, historian John Wukovits illuminates the life of a man who ultimately deserves recognition as one the great naval commanders in U.S.

history. Europe had Patton; the Pacific had Admiral William "the Bull" Halsey/5(19). The book concluded that Captain Halsey "was brave in his person, courteous to all his prisoners, lived beloved, and died regretted by his own people." A century later, Captain Eliphalet Halsey added to family sea lore when in he became the first to sail a Long Island whaler around South America's Cape Horn into the : St.

Martin''s Publishing Group. William Halsey Jr. (Octo –Aug ) was an American naval commander who achieved fame for his service during World War II. He played an important role in the Battle of Leyte Gulf, the largest naval battle of the war.

Halsey was made a U.S. fleet admiral—the highest rank for naval officers—in December Wukovits fully justifies "Bull" Halsey's place among America's greatest admirals.” —Publishers Weekly “An admiring reappraisal of the belligerent fleet commander who carried the day for the American Navy during World War II.

[Wukovits] makes a good case that Halsey was the much-needed warrior for America's darkest : John Wukovits. Admiral “Bull” Halsey: The Life and Wars of the Navy’s Most Controversial Commander John Wukovits, Palgrave Macmillan, $32 (p) ISBN. 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.

Fleet Admiral William F. Halsey, Jr. Special Military Funeral August On 16 Augustless than a month after the death of Fleet Admiral William D. Leahy, another five-star admiral, William F.

Halsey, Jr., at the age of seventy-six. Much of 'Bull' Halsey legacy and history was a characature of the man. This books does an excellent job of explaining the man.

I'm reminded of my father's enthusiasm of Admiral Bull Halsey, he was an inspiration to the troops. I'm also reminded that my father's worst time was a Halsey mistake, typhoon Cobra/5. Fleet Admiral William Frederick Halsey Jr., KBE (Octo – Aug ), known as Bill Halsey or "Bull" Halsey, was an American admiral in the United States Navy during World War II.

Typhoon Cobra, also known as the Typhoon of or Halsey's Typhoon (named after Admiral William 'Bull' Halsey), was the United States Navy designation for a powerful tropical cyclone that struck the United States Pacific Fleet in Decemberduring World War II. Task Force 38 (TF 38) had been operating about mi ( nmi; km) east of Luzon in the Philippine Sea, Areas affected: Philippine Sea.

Admiral "Bull" Halsey (Hardcover) The Life and Wars of the Navy's Most Controversial Commander. By John Wukovits. Martin's Press,pp. Publication Date: July 6,   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 Fleet5/5(3). See more of Admiral William "Bull" Halsey on Facebook. Log In. Create New Account. See more of Admiral William "Bull" Halsey on Facebook. Log In. Forgot account.

Create New Account. Not Now. From the book, "The Admirals" by Walter Borneman. Admiral William "Bull" Halsey. J Followers: Critical reaction to ‘Bull’ Halsey’s performance at the Battle of Leyte Gulf has threatened his stature as the United States’ most admired World War II fighting admiral.

In his memoir, first serialized in The Saturday Evening Post, Halsey hit back against claims he recklessly had left the Seventh Fleet escort carriers unprotected. “Before we're through with them, the Japanese language will be spoken only in Hell.” –Admiral Bill Halsey David O’Connor: Admiral Bill Halsey is among the most studied military leaders of.

ADMIRAL “BULL” HALSEY. and the press dubbed him “Bull” and “Knock-’em Down Halsey.” Subsequent decisive victories at Midway, Coral Sea and Guadalcanal stopped the Japanese advance. our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert.

admiral william "bull" halsey on chief petty officers. At the end of WWII, all the towns and cities across the country were looking for a "Hero" to celebrate America's victory with. Los Angeles chose Admiral Halsey and had a ceremony on the steps of the LA County courthouse to honor America's hero and at the end of it when Admiral Halsey was.

Admiral "Bull" Halsey The Life and Wars of the Navy's Most Controversial Commander (Book): Wukovits, John F.: To list the major campaigns Admiral Halsey helped lead is to glimpse the entirety of the struggle against Japan during the Pacific War.

He led or participated significantly in the Navy's first offensive strikes of the war against the Marshall .Bull Halsey (Book): Potter, E. B.: Baker & TaylorTraces the life of Admiral William F. Halsey and examines his actions as the leader of the American forces in the South Pacific during World War IINavPressApplauded by the public and revered by the men who served under him, Adm.

William F. Halsey was one of the leading American personalities of World War II.Excerpt: World War II Admiral Halsey as he appears at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, Admiral William Frederick Halsey, Jr., United States Navy, (Octo - Aug ) (commonly referred to as "Bill" .