Chester Nimitz

1885 - 1965

A Quote by Admiral Chester William Nimitz on consequences, failure, practicality, rules, and success

three favorite rules of thumb: Is the proposed operation likely to succeed? What might be the consequences of failure? Is it in the realm of practicality in terms of materiel and supplies?

Chester Nimitz (1885 - 1965)

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A Quote by Admiral Chester William Nimitz

A ship is always referred to as "she" because it costs so much to keep one in paint and powder.

Chester Nimitz (1885 - 1965)

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A Quote by Admiral Chester William Nimitz on virtue

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Uncommon valor was a common virtue.

Chester Nimitz (1885 - 1965)

Source: Of the Marines at Iwo Jima, February-May 1945.

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