Chester W. Nimitz

Chester William Nimitz (Februar 24, 1885 – Februar 20, 1966) wis a fleet admiral o the Unitit States Navy.


Chester W. Nimitz
Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz portrait.jpg
Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz portrait
Birth nameChester William Nimitz
Born24 Februar 1885(1885-02-24)
Fredericksburg, Texas, U.S.
Dee'd20 Februar 1966(1966-02-20) (aged 80)
Yerba Buena Island, Californie, U.S.
Buried atGowden Gate Naitional Seemetry
San Bruno, Californie, U.S.
Allegiance Unitit States o Americae
Service/branch Unitit States Navy
Years o service1905–1966[1]
RankUS-O11 insignia.svg Fleet Admiral
Service number5572
Commands heldChief o Naval Operations
U.S. Paceefic Fleet & Paceefic Ocean Auries
Battles/wars
AwairdsNavy Distinguished Service Medal (4)
Airmy Distinguished Service Medal
Knicht Grand Cross o the Order o the Bath (Unitit Kinrick)
Legion o Honour (Fraunce)
Philippine Medal o Valor
Ither wirkRegent o the Varsity o Californie
SignaturChester Nimitz signature.svg

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  1. U.S. officers hauldin five-starn rank never retire; thay draw full active duty pay for life.Spencer C. Tucker (2011). The Encyclopedia of the Vietnam War: A Political, Social, and Military History. ABC-CLIO. pp. 1685. ISBN 978-1-85109-961-0.