J. ARNOLD, S. SINTON, illustrated by DARKO PAVLOVIC
US COMMANDERS OF WORLD WAR II. NAVY AND USMC

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INTRODUCTION
BIOGRAPHIES

US NAVY
Husbnd Edward Kimmel
Ernest Joseph King
Chester William Nimitz
Thomas Charles Hart
William Frederick Halsey Jr
Frank Jack Fletcher
Raymond Ames Spruance
Robert Lee Ghormley
Richmond Kelly Turner
Thomas Cassin Kinkaid
John Sidney McCain
Norman Scott
Willis Augustus Lee Jr
Charles Andrews Lockwood Jr
Marc Andrew Mitscher
Theodore Stark Wilkinson
William Daniel Leahy
Harold Raynsford Stark
Alan Goodrich Kirk

US MARINE CORPS
Alexander Archer Vandegrift
Holland McTyeire Smith
Roy Stanley Geiger
Julian Constable Smith
Lemuel Cornick Shepherd Jr

THE PLATES
THE FLEET ADMIRALS
Admiral William Leahy
Admiral Nimitz
Admiral Ernest King
THE RETREAT
Major James Devereaux
Lieutenant-Commander John D. Bulkeley
Admiral Husbnd Kimmel
US Navy officer's button
Silver embroidered anchor, as worn on the epaulet
Marine Corps Expeditionary Ribbon with the silver "W" and Medal with the silver br inscribed "Wake Island." This medal was awarded to all marines participating in the action at Wake Island
US Marine Corps officer's service cap insignia, bronze finish for service dress, silver for a full dress
"HOLDING THE LINE"
Vice Admiral Charles "Uncle Charlie" Lockwood
Commodore Arleigh "31-knot" Burke
Lieutenant-Commander Dudley "Mush" Morton
MIDWAY
Admiral Marc Mitscher
Rear Admiral Raymond Spruance
Lieutenant-Commander Clarence Wade McClusky Jr
GUADALCANAL
Vice Admiral Ghormley
Vice Admiral Frank Jack Fletcher
Major-General A. A. Vandegrift
The 1st Marine Division insignia "the Old Breed"
THE CARRIER WAR
Admiral William "Bull" Halsey
Admiral John Sidney McCain
Commander John Thatch
The Naval Aviator's wings
"ISLAND HOPPING"
General Holland "Howling Mad" Smith
Admiral Kelly Turner
Lieutenant-Colonel Lewis "Chesty" Puller
The Navy Cross
Insignia of the 2d Marine Division
THE ATLANTIC
Rear Admiral Daniel V. Gallery
Admiral Francis "Frog" Low
Rear Admiral Alan G. Kirk
Officer's Cap Insignia, 1941


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