FREE SHIPPING BOTH WAYS
ON EVERY ORDER!
LIST PRICE:
$29.99

Sorry, this item is currently unavailable.

Admirals : Nimitz, Halsey, Leahy, and King - The 5-Star Admirals Who Won the War at Sea

ISBN: 9780316097840 | 0316097845
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Pub. Date: 5/1/2012

Why Rent from Knetbooks?

Because Knetbooks knows college students. Our rental program is designed to save you time and money. Whether you need a textbook for a semester, quarter or even a summer session, we have an option for you. Simply select a rental period, enter your information and your book will be on its way!

Top 5 reasons to order all your textbooks from Knetbooks:

  • We have the lowest prices on thousands of popular textbooks
  • Free shipping both ways on ALL orders
  • Most orders ship within 48 hours
  • Need your book longer than expected? Extending your rental is simple
  • Our customer support team is always here to help
How history's only five-star admirals triumphed in World War II and made the United States the world's dominant sea power. Only four men in American history have been promoted to the five-star rank of Admiral of the Fleet: William Leahy, Ernest King, Chester Nimitz, and William Halsey. These four men were the best and the brightest the navy produced, and together they led the U.S. navy to victory in World War II, establishing the United States as the world's greatest fleet. In THE ADMIRALS, award-winning historian Walter R. Borneman tells their story in full detail for the first time. Drawing upon journals, ship logs, and other primary sources, he brings an incredible historical moment to life, showing us how the four admirals revolutionized naval warfare forever with submarines and aircraft carriers, and how these men-who were both friends and rivals-worked together to ensure that the Axis fleets lay destroyed on the ocean floor at the end of World War II.

Related Products


  • The Swimming Pool Mystery
    The Swimming Pool Mystery
  • The Patriot's History Reader: Essential Documents for Every American
    The Patriot's History Reader: ...
  • Some Enchanted Eclair
    Some Enchanted Eclair
  • The Wrong Side of Right
    The Wrong Side of Right
  • Classic Children's Tales: 150 Years of Frederick Warne
    Classic Children's Tales: 150 ...
  • Clara and Clem Under the Sea
    Clara and Clem Under the Sea
  • Gustav Gloom and the Inn of Shadows
    Gustav Gloom and the Inn of Sh...
  • Writing to Change the World
    Writing to Change the World
  • The Swimming Pool Mystery
    The Swimming Pool Mystery
  • Both Ways Is the Only Way I Want It
    Both Ways Is the Only Way I Wa...


Please wait while this item is added to your cart...