Combat at Sea, Film Collection, 1952, 1992.
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Chester William Nimitz, Sr. (/ˈnɪmɪts/; February 24, 1885 – February 20, 1966) was a fleet admiral of the United States Navy. He played a major role in the naval history of World War II as Commander in Chief, U.S. Pacific Fleet and Commander in Chief, Pacific Ocean Areas, commanding Allied air, land, and sea forces during World War II. Nimitz was the leading US Navy authority on submarines. Qualified in submarines during his early years, he later oversaw the conversion of these vessels' propu...
The Combat at Sea film series was a group of individual documentaries spanning the history of naval warfare. Some, if not all, were produced by the Texas-based company Brazos Productions. Arts & Entertainment (A&E) Television broadcast the documentaries beginning in 1992. The complete series of Victory at Sea is also included in the collection. Originally aired by NBC between 1952 and 1953, Victory at Sea documented naval warfare during the Second World War. The ...
Built and launched at New York Navy Yard; commissioned Nov. 12, 1944; scraped in 1993. Served in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. From the description of USS Bon Homme Richard (CV/CVA-31) photograph collection 1944-1971. (The Mariners' Museum Library). WorldCat record id: 41657866 The federal government decided in 1941 to send Supply Corps personnel to Harvard Business School for training in the business of equipping the Navy. This was effected by a transfer...