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Nimitz Gray Book Unveiling

Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, USN,Commander in Chief Pacific Fleet and Pacific Ocean Areas (standing) Confers with (from left to right) General Douglas MacArthur, President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Admiral William D. Leahy concerning future moves in the war against Japan, during the President's visit to Hawaii, 26 July-10 August 1944. Official U.S. Navy Photograph

The Naval War College Library in Newport, R.I. publicly unveiled online the 4,000-page “Gray Book” collection of Fleet Adm. Chester Nimitz communications that started in the wake of the Pearl Harbor attack and ran right up until the closing days of the war. The event was held Monday, Feb. 24 …

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