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Admiral Chester W. Nimitz takes over....

Item # 691685

December 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 banner headline: "HAWAII NAVAL, ARMY, AIR COMMANDERS OUSTED" with subheads and a few related photos. (see) 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 40+ pages, light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, two small archival mends along the right margin, generally nice.

Category: World War II