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Ernest J. King

(1878—1956)

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King, Ernest

King, Ernest (1878–1956)   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History

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2007
Subject:
History, Military History
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516 words

. Ernest Joseph King was born on November 23, 1878, the eldest son of a Scottish immigrant. He entered

King, Ernest J.

King, Ernest J. (1878–1956)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to American Military History

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2004

(1878–1956), American admiral; chief of U.S. naval forces in World War II.

Born in Lorain, Ohio, King graduated

King, Admiral Ernest J.

King, Admiral Ernest J. (1878–1956)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to World War II

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2003

(1878–1956),

C-in-C of the US Fleet who was assessed by the official US Navy historian as being ‘the

King, Ernest J.

King, Ernest J. (1878–1956)   Reference library

The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

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2002
King was commander in chief of the U.S. Fleet (1941–45) and chief of naval operations (1942–45). In these two capacities, King had authority over all aspects of the navy and its operations ... More
King, Ernest J.

King, Ernest J.   Reference library

James C. Bradford

The Oxford Companion to United States History

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2004
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History, Regional and National History
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(1877–1956), World War II strategist and commander.

Born in Lorain, Ohio, King entered the U.S. Naval Academy in ...

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