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ADMIRAL, officer. In some countries is the commander in chief of the naval forces. This office does not exist in the United States.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Fleet Admiral Leahy, born in Hampton, Iowa, on May 6, 1875, was the first of eight children, and was raised by his mother and father in Wisconsin.
Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, will fly onto the carrier to take the salute with Commander-in-Chief Fleet Admiral Sir Trevor Soar.
If I Could, I'd Spend 1 Hour With | Fleet Admiral Chester William Nimitz, former an admiral in the U.S.
WHO WHAT WHERE WHEN: Fleet Admiral Nimitz; Thighbone; Glasgow Rangers; 1876.
The attack and the man who led it, Fleet Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, is infamous, but many people will not know that Yamamoto visited Tyneside the year he became a captain in the Japanese Navy.
He also recounts meeting the brilliant Japanese fleet admiral Isoroku Yamamoto.
After the war, he was an aide to Fleet Admiral Chester W.
The Admiral concurred, and in an agreement he negotiated in Hawaii with Fleet Admiral Chester Nimitz, he committed his fleet to the American system.
The second ship to bear the name, she honors Fleet Admiral William F.
General of the Army Douglas MacArthur led the Allied delegation in signing, first, Fleet Admiral Chester W.
In the US Admiral William Leahy, chief of Naval Operations, Admiral Ernest J King, Fleet Admiral Chester W Nimitz, Admiral William Halsey, Rear Admiral Lewis L Strauss, commanding general of the US Army Air Forces Henry H Arnold, General Claire Chennault of the Flying Tigers, Army Strategic Air Forces Commander Carl Spatz, and Army Air Force General Curtis Lemay, all challenged the military necessity of using atomic weapons.