Naval Historical Center
805 Kidder Breese Street SE
Washington Navy Yard, DC 20374-5060
Scope and Content Note
These papers document all phases
of Admiral Chester Nimitz's career. They are especially important for the period
1947-1966, for Nimitz's service as Commander in Chief, US Pacific Fleet and
Pacific Ocean Areas from 1941 to 1945, and as Chief of Naval Operations, 1945-1947.
Official, semiofficial, and personal correspondence, dispatches, publications,
speeches, subject files and newspaper clippings are included.
This collection should be cited as Papers of Chester W. Nimitz, Operational Archives Branch, Naval Historical Center, Washington, D.C.
71 cubic feet
3 July 2003