BirthdayFebruary 24, 1885

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Chester W. Nimitz

    Full name: Chester W. Nimitz
    Also known as: Chester W. Nimitz, Chester William Nimitz, Nimitz, Chester William
    Professions: United States Navy fleet admiral
    Work: Commander in Chief of the United States Pacific Fleet

  2. Chester W. Nimitz Known for

    The Secret Land (1948), The Making of 'Midway' (2001), Victory at Sea (1952), Hellcats of the Navy (1957)

  3. Chester W. Nimitz Death information

    Died: Sunday, 20th of February, 1966 (Age: 80)

  4. Chester W. Nimitz Biography

    Chester William Nimitz (24 February 1885 – 20 February 1966) was a fleet admiral of the United States Navy. He played a major role in the naval history of World War II as Commander in Chief, United States Pacific Fleet (CinCPac), for U.S. naval forces and Commander in Chief, Pacific Ocean Areas (CinCPOA), for U.S. and Allied air, land, and sea forces during World War II.Nimitz was the leading U.S. Navy authority on submarines, as well as chief of the Navy's Bureau of Navigation in 1939. He served as Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) from 1945 until 1947. He was the United States' last surviving fleet admiral.

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