COMMAND: First to Seventh

This week the Navy announced that Vice Admiral Harold M. Martin will relieve Vice Admiral Arthur D. Struble as commander of Seventh Fleet, operating off Korea and Formosa. Admiral Struble, an amphibious-warfare expert who led the Inchon invasion, will return to the U.S. to take over First Fleet, Martin's old command.

Admiral Martin, once a famed Annapolis halfback (1916) whose friends call him "Beauty" (because he isn't), is a longtime naval aviator.

On Dec. 7, 1941, he commanded Kaneohe Bay Air Station on Oahu. He was eating Sunday-morning breakfast in his quarters when he...

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