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Monday, February 6, 2012

THE CARRIER ADMIRAL'S ADMIRAL

Above all else, concern for the Naval aircrews who took the war to the enemy were the top priority of this often misunderstood carrier tactician.
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Marc Andrew "Pete" Mitscher spent more time on the bridge of his flagships than many other admirals.  Himself once adrift for days in a sinking seaplane on the storm Atlantic, he kept his promise to always place a high priority on the welfare and safety of his aircrews.


Below is a link to his life as "Pete"...he had his bad points but he also had many good one's as well


ADMIRAL MARC ANDREW "PETE" MITSCHER


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