New PDF release: Bull Halsey: A Biography

By E.B. Potter

ISBN-10: 0870211463

ISBN-13: 9780870211461

ISBN-10: 1591146917

ISBN-13: 9781591146919

Applauded through the general public and respected through the boys who served lower than him, Adm. William F. Halsey was once one of many best American personalities of worldwide conflict II. His attractiveness as a no-holds-barred fighter and his tough-guy expression earned him the nickname "Bull," but he used to be additionally identified for exhibiting real compassion towards his males and encouraging them to nice feats within the Pacific. initially disclaiming, the compliment heaped on him, Halsey finally got here to think within the swashbuckling legend that surrounded him, and his behavior turned more and more arguable. Naval historian E. B. Potter, who confirmed his attractiveness with an award-winning biography of Chester W. Nimitz, will get at the back of the stereotype of this nationwide hero and describes Halsey at his top and worst, together with his debatable activities at Leyte Gulf. to jot down this publication Potter had complete entry to Halsey's relatives and to the admiral's inner most papers and offers element of Halsey's formative years and profession earlier than the battle. First released in 1985, it is still the definitive study.

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