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Admiral Chester W. Nimitz takes over....



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December 19, 1941

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Mass., Dec. 19, 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 three column pictorial with heading: "They Take Over As U. S. Commanders" with brief text. 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 14 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice.

Category: World War II