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, admiral, halsey":

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 loaded with characters whose names ring ... than a documentation, 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 ... noting "James 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 ...
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 ... 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 carriers off to the north ...
Robert Carney - World War II
... until April 1942, this force, under command of Vice Admiral Arthur L ... service as Commanding 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 ... On July 29, 1943, Carney was appointed Chief of Staff to Admiral Halsey, and was promoted to Rear Admiral ...
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 ...

Famous quotes containing the words halsey and/or admiral:

    The boneless quality of English conversation, which, so far as I have heard it, is all form and no content. Listening to Britons dining out is like watching people play first-class tennis with imaginary balls.
    —Margaret Halsey (b. 1910)

    I fear all we have done is to awaken a sleeping giant and fill him with a terrible resolve.
    Larry Forrester, U.S. screenwriter, Hideo Oguni, and Ryuzo Kikushima. Richard Fleischer, Toshio Masuda, Kinji Fukasaku. Admiral Yamamoto (Soh Yamamura)