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Admiral of the hills

Chester W. Nimitz

by Frank A. Driskill

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Published by Eakin Press in Austin, Tex .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Nimitz, Chester W. 1885-1966.,
    • United States. Navy -- Biography.,
    • Admirals -- United States -- Biography.,
    • United States -- History, Naval -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementFrank A. Driskill, Dede W. Casad ; with introduction by Ernest M. Eller.
      ContributionsCasad, Dede W., 1928-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE746.N56 D75 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 298 p. :
      Number of Pages298
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2073024M
      ISBN 100890153647
      LC Control Number88103239

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