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ARMY & NAVY: King for Moffett

Not one flyer could President Roosevelt last week find on the list of fleet officers from which the Navy's General Board had asked him to choose a successor to...

Army & Navy - King's Might

Admiral Ernest J. King, stiff-necked, closemouthed boss of the U.S. Navy, promised last week that in 1945 the Navy would speak for itself in deeds, not words...

U.S. At War: Year Without Precedent

The year ending March 1, 1945 was "without precedent in naval history." So wrote Fleet Admiral Ernest J. King in a cold and prideful report made public last...

ARMY & NAVY: The Admiral Stands Fast

ARMY & NAVY Fleet Admiral Ernest J. King, who recently (and somewhat defensively) reaffirmed his faith in the battleship (TIME, April 9), last week had some...

Milestones: 60 Years Ago In TIME

Like last week's 9/11 commemoration, the first anniversary of PEARL HARBOR was a sober event for the nation. But there was a war to win, and that was the focus...

U.S. At War: Clipped Wings

The Navy was preparing another sidereal promotion list: as a result of the new five-star rank, which lifts the whole naval ceiling, some admirals were due to...

Army & Navy - COMMAND: Five-Star Pentagon

First to sport the new five-star insigne, on the flag of his flagship* last fortnight, was Fleet Admiral Ernest J. King. It consisted of a cluster of five...

Books: The Rewards of Doggedness

MEN AND DECISIONS (468 pp.)—Lewis L. Sfrauss—Doubleday ($6.95). When last noticed by the public eye, Lewis L. Strauss was in a position of some embarrassment:...

Army & Navy: The Admirals

In the Navy, an officer fit for top command must be 1) well weathered, 2) a graduate of Annapolis. A composite picture of the flag officers who run the Navy...

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