Osprey Publishing 87 Elite US Commanders of World War II (2)

Osprey PublishingSKU: OSP00050087



This title, the second of two looking at US commanders of World War II (1939-1945), examines the combat careers, personalities, uniforms, dress and appearance of the key US naval and Marine commanders. These men played a crucial role in the defeat of the Axis powers, particularly in the Pacific theater during such battles as Guadalcanal, Tarawa and Iwo Jima. Among those covered are Holland Smith, Lemuel Shepherd, Roy S. Geiger; John D. Bulkeley, Bull Halsey, Thomas Hart, Husband Kimmel, Charles Lockwood, Marc A. Mitscher, Chester Nimitz, Norman Scott, Raymond Spruance, Wade McCluskey, and Theodore Wilkinson.

Table of Contents

Introduction · The commanders · Bibliography · Color plate commentary · Index

Product details

Published Nov 13 2002
Format Paperback
Edition 1st
Extent 64
ISBN 9781841764757
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 57 b/w; 8 col
Dimensions 10 x 7 inches
Series Elite
Short code ELI 87
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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