Halsey, William F.

[ (hawl-zee) ]

An admiral of the twentieth century. Halsey commanded United States fleets in the Pacific Ocean during World War II and achieved notable victories at the island of Guadalcanal and on the Japanese coast.

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notes for Halsey, William F.

Halsey was known as “Bull.”
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