Overview:Admirals of the World: A Biographical Dictionary, 1500 to the Present - This biographical dictionary provides short biographies of more than 500 individuals who have served as admiral, vice admiral, or rear admiral in the world's naval forces. While naval officers from the American, British, French, and Japanese navies make up the bulk of the work, several biographies are included on admirals from 22 countries, including Australia, Canada, Germany, India, Italy, the Netherlands, Russia, and Spain. While the majority of entries are fairly detailed, some are considerably shorter because of limited naval records or lack of available information.The main criteria for inclusion was that each person must have actively served in the rank of at least rear admiral, although each individual did not necessarily become involved in enemy action over the course of his or her career. This effectively rules out people who were granted the rank on retirement or as a courtesy title, or, as in the case of several 'tombstone admirals', who were granted the title posthumously. The book also includes a list of the admirals organized by nationality, a timeline, and a general index.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603726911-9780786438099. It was written by the following authors: William Stewart. Book Admirals of the World: A Biographical Dictionary, 1500 to the Present, which can be read online, published by the company: McFarland & CoInc. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Biography, Reference, Language, True Stories, History. The book was published on 2009-10-30 00:00:00. It has 341 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 612 g. File for download Admirals of the World: A Biographical Dictionary, 1500 to the Present has PDF format and is called admirals-of-the-world-a-biographical-dictionary-1500-to-the-present.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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