Admiral Halsey

Admiral Halsey may refer to:

  • U.S. Admiral William Halsey, Jr., b. 1882
  • British Admiral Lionel Halsey, b. 1872
  • The Paul McCartney song "Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey"

Other articles related to "admiral, halsey, admirals, admiral halsey":

The Gallant Hours - Production
... Director Robert Montogomery had served under Admiral William F ... "Bull" Halsey as a Commander in the U.S ... Navy during World War II, and came up with the idea of making a film about Halsey when he attended the 75th birthday celebration honoring the Admiral in 1957 ...
USS White Plains (CVE-66) - Service History - World War II - Battle of Leyte Gulf
... While a decoy force of carriers under Admiral Jisaburō Ozawa moved south from Japan in an attempt to draw off Halsey's Third Fleet and the large carriers, the forces under Vice Admirals Shōji ... In addition, on the night of 24 October and 25 October, Vice Admiral Oldendorf's old battleships in Leyte Gulf obliterated Nishimura's force and sent Shima's packing ... In the meantime, after Admiral Halsey received information indicating that a battered Center Force had begun retirement, Ozawa's decoy force finally managed to draw the American ...
Robert Carney - World War II
1941, until April 1942, this force, under command of Vice Admiral Arthur L ... Officer of Denver while attached to a task group of Admiral William Halsey's Third Fleet during operations against the enemy Japanese-held Islands of Kolombangara, Shortland ... Carney was appointed Chief of Staff to Admiral Halsey, and was promoted to Rear Admiral ...
The Gallant Hours - Reception
... a screen play so fully packed with biographical and historical data on Admiral Halsey and his opposite number in the Japanese fleet—and likewise so ... more than a drama of what went on within the cabin of Admiral Halsey in one of the most perilous phases of the war, this film is a brilliant tribute to the gallantry of ... Cagney was the perfect choice to play Admiral Halsey." It also praised Robert Montgomery's direction that "focuses on the human side of the war, taking the time to ...

Famous quotes containing the words halsey and/or admiral:

    Humility is not my forte, and whenever I dwell for any length of time on my own shortcomings, they gradually begin to seem mild, harmless, rather engaging little things, not at all like the staring defects in other people’s characters.
    —Margaret Halsey (b. 1910)

    In this country it is a good thing to kill an admiral from time to time to encourage the others.
    Voltaire [François Marie Arouet] (1694–1778)