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Chester W. Nimitz letter to Charles L. Melson, 1965 Sep 24

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 4
Identifier: MSC-364- File MSI 024
Chester W. Nimitz letter to PNWC, ADM Melson
Chester W. Nimitz letter to PNWC, ADM Melson

Scope and Contents

Letter from Chester W. Nimitz to VADM Charles L. Melson, USN, President of U.S. Naval War College with comments on the high educational quality of the institution and the importance of the post of NWC President. Nimitz credits the NWC with whatever success he achieved in strategy and tactics.


  • Creation: 1965 Sep 24


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Biographical Note

Chester W. Nimitz, Fleet Admiral, was born in 1885 in Fredericksburg, TX. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1905. Nimitz was a member of the NWC Senior Class of 1923. In 1941, he was named Commander of the Pacific Fleet and from 1945 to 1947, he was Chief of Naval Operations.


1 folder

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English