Inscribed to Admiral Chester W. Nimitz
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Author: Weller, George
Title: Bases Overseas: An American Trusteeship in Power
Place Published: New York
Publisher:Harcourt, Brace & Company
Date Published: 1944
With illustrated endpapers. (8vo), original brown cloth, illustrated dust jacket. First Edition.
Inscribed by the author on the front flyleaf: "For Admiral Nimitz from George Weller - November, 1944." Presentation copy from the Pulitzer-prize winning novelist, journalist and dramatist, inscribed to Admiral Chester W. Nimitz. Nimitz played a major role in the naval history of World War II as Commander in Chief: United States Pacific Fleet and Commander in Chief, Pacific Ocean Areas, commanding Allied air, land, and sea forces during the second world war.