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Admiral Chester W. Nimitz takes over....
Item # 663898
December 18, 1941
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 18, 1941
* Admiral Chester W. Nimitz promoted
* Commander in Chief, U.S. Pacific Fleet
* Husband E. Kimmel loses position
* Post bombing of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
The front page has a nice banner headline: "HAWAII NAVAL, ARMY, AIR COMMANDERS OUSTED" with subheads and photo of Nimitz. Coverage continues on pages 2 & 3 with photo of Kimmel. First report coverage on Chester W. Nimitz taking over as fleet admiral of the United States Navy in the Pacific shortly after the bombing of Pearl Harbor.
Complete with all 56 pages, rag edition in great condition.
Category: World War II