Army & Navy - COMMAND: Wanted...

Fierce-browed Admiral William Frederick Halsey, one of the U.S. Navy's fightingest admirals was just about out of a job. At his advance headquarters in a Solomons jungle last week, correspondents were called in, given the tip-off that his work in the South Pacific was about over. When "Bull" Halsey, once famed Annapolis fullback (1902-3), took over the South Pacific command in October 1942, the Marines on Guadalcanal were in trouble. Halsey waded right in.

With shrewd use of small forces, he outmaneuvered and outfought the Japanese, pushed them back toward Rabaul where they...

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