William Frederick "Bull" Halsey Jr, 1882-1959

William Frederick "Bull" Halsey Jr, 1882-1959

William "Bull" Halsey was a hard-hitting American Admiral who played a major part in developing the strategy of "island skipping" in the Pacific in 1943-45 which saw the United States bypass a series of Japanese held islands during their advance across the southern and central Pacific.
How to cite this article: Rickard, J (3 May 2008), William Frederick "Bull" Halsey Jr, 1882-1959, http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_halsey_bull.html

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