By Brayton Harris

Chester Nimitz was once an admiral's Admiral, thought of by means of many to be the best naval chief of the final century. After the assault on Pearl Harbor, Nimitz assembled the forces, chosen the leaders, and - as commander of all U.S. and Allied air, land, and sea forces within the Pacific Ocean - led the cost one island at a time, one conflict at a time, towards victory. a super strategist, he astounded contemporaries through attaining army victories opposed to significant odds, outpacing extra flamboyant luminaries like basic Douglas MacArthur and Admiral "Bull" Halsey. And he was once there to just accept, on behalf of the us, the quit of the japanese aboard the battleship USS Missouri in August 1945. during this first biography in over 3 many years, Brayton Harris makes use of long-overlooked documents and lately declassified records to deliver to lifestyles one in all America's maximum wartime heroes.

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