Harold Rainsford Stark

Harold Rainsford Stark

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Harold Raynsford Stark (12 November 1880 - 20 August 1972) served as an officer in the United States Navy during World War I and World War II. Stark was the US Navy's 8th Chief of Naval Operations, from August 1, 1939 to 26 March 1942. Stark enrolled in the United States Naval Academy in 1899 and graduated with the class of 1903. As a plebe there he received the nickname "Betty" after Elizabeth Page Stark, the wife of the Revolutionary War general John Stark, who was being commemorated at the time. From 1907 to 1909, Stark served on the battleship USS Minnesota before and during the U.S. Atlantic Fleet's cruise around the world.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 156 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 236g
  • Culp Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6134926205
  • 9786134926201