Vice Admiral Charles Turner Joy, 56, Commander, Naval Forces in the Far East, got his first taste of Pacific warfare as operations officer of the cruiser Indianapolis during the Battle of Bougainville. Later, from his battle post as commander of the cruiser Louisville, he was pulled back to Washington to head the Navy's important Pacific Plans Division, given sea duty once more as commander of Cruiser Division 6 during the assault on Saipan, the landings at Guam, Peleliu, Leyte and Lingayen Gulf. A blue-water man (Annapolis, class of 1916), he is a crack...

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