Military people similar to or like Ernest King

Commander in Chief, United States Fleet (COMINCH) and Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) during World War II. Wikipedia

  • Thomas C. Kinkaid

    Admiral in the United States Navy during World War II. He built a reputation as a "fighting admiral" in the aircraft carrier battles of 1942 and commanded the Allied forces in the Aleutian Islands Campaign. Wikipedia

  • William D. Leahy

    American naval officer who served as the senior-most United States military officer on active duty during World War II. At the center of all major military decisions the United States made in World War II. Wikipedia

  • Patrick N. L. Bellinger

    Highly decorated officer in the United States Navy with the rank of Vice Admiral. Decorated with Navy Cross, the United States military's second-highest decoration awarded for valor. Wikipedia

  • William Halsey Jr.

    Fleet admiral in the United States Navy during World War II. One of four individuals to have attained the rank of fleet admiral of the United States Navy, the others being Ernest King, William Leahy, and Chester W. Nimitz. Wikipedia

  • Frederick J. Horne

    Four-star admiral in the United States Navy. As the first Vice Chief of Naval Operations, he directed all Navy logistics during World War II. Wikipedia

  • Frank Jack Fletcher

    Admiral in the United States Navy during World War II. The operational commander at the pivotal Battles of Coral Sea and of Midway. Wikipedia


    Sentences forErnest King

    • Admiral Ernest King, Commander-in-Chief United States Fleet (Cominch), who disliked the British, initially rejected Royal Navy calls for a coastal black-out or convoy system.Battle of the Atlantic-Wikipedia
    • Adm. Ernest King wrote to the Seabees on their second anniversary, "Your ingenuity and fortitude have become a legend in the naval service." Seabees believe that anything they are tasked with, they "Can Do".Seabee-Wikipedia
    • In 1934, the chief of the Bureau of Aeronautics, Navy Admiral Ernest King, offered Halsey command of the aircraft carrier, subject to completion of the course of an air observer.William Halsey Jr.-Wikipedia
    • The U.S. Pacific Commander Admiral Chester Nimitz and Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Ernest King both opposed this idea, arguing that it must wait until victory was certain.Luzon-Wikipedia
    • Nimitz, in Hawaii, and his superior Admiral Ernest King, the Chief of Naval Operations, in Washington, rejected the plan of General Douglas MacArthur to advance on Japan through New Guinea and the Philippines and Formosa.Chester W. Nimitz-Wikipedia
    • Fairbanks convinced Hewitt of the advantages of a military deception unit, then repeated the proposal at Hewitt's behest to Admiral Ernest King, Chief of Naval Operations.Douglas Fairbanks Jr.-Wikipedia

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