George Whelan Anderson, JR.

George Whelan Anderson, JR.

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. George Whelan Anderson, Jr. (December 15, 1906 - March 20, 1992) was an Admiral in the United States Navy. He served as the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) between 1961 and 1963, and was in charge of the U.S. blockade of Cuba during the 1962 Cuban missile crisis. A native of Brooklyn, New York, George Whelan Anderson, Jr. entered the United States Naval Academy in 1927 and graduated with the class of 1930. After graduation he became a Naval Aviator and served on cruisers and aircraft carriers, including the USS Cincinnati. In World War II he served as the navigator on the fourth USS Yorktown. After the war he served as the Commanding Officer of the escort carrier USS Mindoro and of the USS Franklin D. Roosevelt. He also served tours as an assistant to General Dwight D. Eisenhower at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, special assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Radford and as Chief of Staff to the Commander in Chief Pacific.show more

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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 200g
  • Fidel
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134926280
  • 9786134926287