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Reminiscences of Vice Admiral John L. McCrea, U.S. Navy (Retired).

Reminiscences of Vice Admiral John L. McCrea, U.S. Navy (Retired).

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Published by U.S. Naval Institute in Annapolis, Md .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 94/02201 (V)
The Physical Object
Pagination360 leaves ;
Number of Pages360
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Open LibraryOL1614496M
LC Control Number91155488

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Reminiscences of Vice Admiral John L. McCrea, U.S. Navy (Retired) Download PDF EPUB FB2

Vice Admiral John L. McCrea worked with the president of the United States on difficult and unusual assignments, associated with royalty and world-famous political and military leaders, and he commanded the USS Iowa and a task force in the Pacific.

Over the years, many urged him to write a book, and before his passing he finally recorded his /5(26). Get this from a library. The reminiscences of Vice Admiral John L. McCrea, USN (Ret.). [John L McCrea; John T Mason; Paul Stillwell]. Vice Admiral John L. McCrea worked with the president of the United States on difficult and unusual assignments, associated with royalty and world-famous political and military leaders, and he commanded the USS Iowa and a task force in the Pacific.

Over the years, many urged him to write a book, and before his passing he finally recorded his. Vice Admiral John L.

McCrea worked with the president of the United States on difficult and unusual assignments, associated with royalty and world-famous political and military leaders, and he commanded the USS Iowa and a task force in the Pacific. Over the years, many urged him to write a book, and before his passing he finally recorded his Released on: Novem   Vice Admiral John L.

McCrea graduated from the US Naval Academy in and saw active duty in both World War I and World War II. He served as naval aide to FDR and was the first commander of the USS Iowa.

After WWII he served as deputy commander in chief of the Pacific Fleet. He died inat the age of 98, in Needham, Massachusetts/5(19). Captain McCrea’s War chronicles Vice Adm. John L. McCrea’s experiences in WWII—working with President Franklin D.

Roosevelt on difficult and unusual assignments, associating with royalty and world-famous political and military leaders, and commanding the USS Iowa and a task force in the : Skyhorse Publishing. Written as beautifully-narrated reminiscences in a modest, old world style, McCrea takes the reader through a unique naval journey: from the U.S.

Navy Department to the President’s side as his naval aide in —a job that climaxes as he accompanies FDR on his historic trip to the Casablanca conference in January /5(26).

Vice Admiral John L. McCrea graduated from the US Naval Academy in and saw active duty in both World War I and World War II. He served as naval aide to FDR and was the first commander of the USS Iowa. After WWII he served as deputy commander in chief of the Pacific Fleet.

He died inat the age of 98, in Needham, Massachusetts. * A twenty-three page “secret” Memorandum for Admiral Stark of 5 February is published as Appendix B in the Reminiscences of Vice Admiral John L.

McCrea, U.S. Navy (Ret.), U.S. Naval Institute, Annapolis, Maryland,quoted from p. McCrea’s memo was not furnished to any investigation into Pearl Harbor. ** Ibid, McCrea memo, p. World War II from a Leader Who Saw the War from Both the White House and the Bridge of a Battleship Vice Admiral John L.

McCrea worked with the president of the United States on difficult and unusual assignments, associated with royalty and world-famous political and military leaders, and he commanded the USS Iowa and a task force in the Pacific. Over the years, many urged/5. World War II from a Leader Who Saw the War from Both the White House and the Bridge of a Battleship Vice Admiral John L.

McCrea worked with the president of the United States on difficult and unusual assignments, associated with royalty and world-famous political and military leaders, and he commanded the USS Iowa and a task force in the Pacific.

Over the years, many urged. On the 1st of Novemberthe ships and men of Rear Admiral "Tip" Merrill's Task Force 39 steamed off the west coast of the island of Bougainville, the last.

Get this from a library. Captain McCrea's war: the World War II memoir of Franklin D. Roosevelt's naval aide and USS Iowa's first commanding officer. [John L McCrea; Julia C Tobey] -- Vice Admiral John L. McCrea worked with the president of the United States on difficult and unusual assignments, associated with royalty and world-famous political and military leaders, and he.

Captain McCrea’s War The World War II Memoir of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Naval Aide and USS Iowa’s First Commanding Officer by Vice Admiral John L. McCrea, edited with introduction by Julia C. Tobey Skyhorse Publishing hardcover, also available as an e-book | On Sale: Novem ISBN | $ Chew, John L., Vice Admiral, U.S.

Navy (Ret.) Based on ten interviews conducted by John T. Mason, Jr., from September through December The volume contains pages of interview transcript plus an index.

Buy Captain McCrea's War: The World War II Memoir of Franklin D. Roosevelt s Naval Aide and USS Iowa s First Commanding Officer by John L. McCrea, Julia C. Tobey, Craig Symonds (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(25). I read with interest the file correspondence on the naming of the USN Cruiser, the USS Canberra in the September 96 issue.

In June while at US Naval Institute I was shown the Oral Records of Captain J. McCrea, USN, in particular the section which discussed events leading up to the wartime naming of a USN Fletcher-class destroyer after the USN Sullivan Brothers. John Bradford —-Reminiscences of VICE ADMIRAL JOHN L.

McCREA USN (Rtd.) Q: What were some of the other things that the President had you do for him. Admiral McCrea: Well I can’t begin to tell you everything, but there was always something that I was doing for him. You remember the Battle of Savo Island.

Q: In August Admiral McCrea: Yes. Naval War College Henry E. Eccles Library Cushing Road Newport, RI The Naval Historical Collection, the depository for the Naval War College archives, manuscript materials, and special collections, was established in as a division of the Naval War College Library.

From the beginning, two types of documents were collected: the primary topic is the history of naval. Download Audiobooks by Craig L. Symonds to your device. Audible provides the highest quality audio and narration. Your first book is Free with trial!. Vice Admiral John L.

McCrea worked with the president of the United States on difficult and unusual assignments, associated with royalty and world-famous political and military leaders, and he commanded the USS Iowa and a task force in the Pacific.

Over the years, many urged him to write a book, and before his passing he finally recorded his /5(2).Fleet Admiral Ernest Joseph King (23 November – 25 June ) was Commander in Chief, United States Fleet (COMINCH) and Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) during World War COMINCH-CNO, he directed the United States Navy's operations, planning, and administration and was a member of the Joint Chiefs of was the U.S.

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