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King, Admiral Ernest

Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode, London, 1953
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
From The Exiles Bookshop (Gaithersburg, MD, U.S.A.)

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The first British edition. Top of pages slightly dusty, else a tight FINE copy in a FINE dust wrapper with some tiny foxing spots to the rear panel. Autobiography of the admiral who was Commander-in-Chief & Chief of Staff of the U. S. Navy during World War II. Includes his pre World War II experiences commanding a Fleet Carrier, as well as being in charge of U. S. Naval aviation. He was also in command of the North Atlantic Fleet during the undeclared war before the Pearl Harbor attack. Writen in collaboration with Cmdr. Walter Muir Whitehill, illustrated with numerous photos plus a few maps & charts. Bookseller Inventory # 012274

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Publisher: Eyre & Spottiswoode, London

Publication Date: 1953

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: First Edition.

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