Mitscher, Marc Andrew, 1887-1947

Dates:
Birth 1887-01-26
Death 1947-02-03
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Marc Andrew Mitscher (b. January 26, 1887, Hillsboro, WI–d. February 3, 1947, Norfolk, VA) was a pioneer in naval aviation who became an admiral in the United States Navy, and served as commander of the Fast Carrier Task Force in the Pacific during the latter half of World War II.

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Subjects:

  • World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns
  • Admirals--Archives
  • World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American
  • Admirals--Correspondence
  • Midway, Battle of, 1942

Occupations:

  • Aviators
  • Naval officers

Places:

  • Pacific Ocean, 00,
  • Norfolk, VA, US
  • Hillsboro, WI, US