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By Thomas B. Buell,John B. Lundstrom

Regarded because the usual biography of global battle II naval hero Adm. Raymond A. Spruance, this paintings is now to be had in alternate paperback for the 1st time. Spruance, victor of the battles of halfway and the Philippine Sea and commander of the 5th Fleet within the invasions of the Gilberts, the Marshalls, the Marianas, and Okinawa, is likely one of the towering figures in American naval heritage. but his reserved, cerebral character didn't make strong replica for correspondents, and until eventually the e-book of The Quiet Warrior he remained an elusive determine. Thomas Buell has succeeded in evoking the character of the guy in addition to recording the achievements of the admiral during this outstanding biography, which received the Alfred Thayer Mahan Award for Literary success the yr of its publication.

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