[fawr-uh-stl, -stawl, for-]
- James Vincent,1892–1949, U.S. financier, secretary of Defense 1947–49.
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His five and a half years in the Hanoi Hilton could have been avoided, had he remained on the Forrestal.McCain Never Called Himself A Hero
October 8, 2008
Secretary Forrestal must have been aware of these omissions, but he ignored them.
Granger and Forrestal agreed that the conference should be held soon.
Executive fiat was just what some of Forrestal's advisers wanted.
Despite this offer of compromise, President Roosevelt directed Forrestal to withhold action on the proposal.
Forrestal compromised by ordering the bureau to prepare as an experiment a plan for the integration of some fleet auxiliary ships.