New PDF release: Admiral, The: The Memoirs of Albert Gleaves, Admiral, USN

New PDF release: Admiral, The: The Memoirs of Albert Gleaves, Admiral, USN

By Albert Gleaves,James D. Watkins,William P. Lawrence

ISBN-10: 0932727026

ISBN-13: 9780932727022

Albert Gleaves, Admiral USN, wrote those memoirs in 1934 after an extended and distinct occupation as Commander of the convoy that effectively transported 1000000 U.S. GIs to Europe for the 1st international battle (developing the convoy process because it continues to be used at the present time) after which being Commander of the Pacific Fleet throughout the evacuation of the White Russians from Vladivostok throughout the 20s. A 60-foot monument to Admiral Gleaves' success which was once erected through the French in entrance of the ocean wall at St. Nazaire and in this case blown up through the Germans once they invaded France in WWII was once reconstructed by way of the French as a part of the 50-year anniversary of the D-Day invasion. those memoirs are full of attention-grabbing anecdotes and tales that have been taken from his diaries, now on everlasting personal loan to the U.S. Library of Congress.
Franklin Roosevelt stated of the writer: "Admiral Gleaves had already completed contrast within the army sooner than his eminent stature used to be extra printed via his provider as commander of the cruiser and delivery strength through the international conflict. He geared up the tactic of our shipping carrier and accomplished the large job assigned to him with no the lack of a unmarried soldier. For this carrier he received the admiration of the area. His lengthy naval occupation was once characterised by means of nice versatility and via the maximum tact and international relations within the discharge of the numerous tasks which fell to him to perform."
Viscount Jellicoe, First Sea Lord of the British Admiralty, has acknowledged, "From a seaman's perspective it really is unheard of in history."

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