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Student thesis on The Relationship in War of Naval Strategy, Tactics, and Command, with Special Reference to Aircraft and Submarines, Class of 1934

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Title

Student thesis on The Relationship in War of Naval Strategy, Tactics, and Command, with Special Reference to Aircraft and Submarines, Class of 1934

Creator

Cooke, Charles Maynard, 1886-1970

Description

Photocopy of Commander Charles Maynard Cooke, Jr.'s student thesis from the Naval War College, Senior Class of 1934.

After earning a degree from the University of Arkansas, Charles M. "Savvy" Cooke, Jr. (1886-1970) attended the U.S. Naval Academy and graduated in 1910. He commanded a submarine division from 1931-1933 and then attended the Naval War College. Promoted to captain in 1938, Cooke took command of the USS Pennsylvania fromFebruary 1941-1942, and was with the ship and its crew during the attack on Pearl Harbor. After 1942 and gaining his promotion to rear admiral, Cooke became the principal planning officer for Admrial Ernest J. King, Commander in Chief  of the U.S. Fleet and the Chief of Naval Operations. He finished the war as the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations with the rank of rear admiral. He retired in May 1948. 

Date

7 May 1934

Subject

  • Naval strategy
  • Naval tactics
  • Submarines (Ships)
  • Command and control systems
  • Aircraft

Type

Thesis

Format

Paper, 8" x 13", 23 pp.

Source

RG-0013

Rights

In the public domain.