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Admiral William F. Halsey, Jr.
William Halsey
Admiral William F. Halsey, Jr.
BornOctober 30, 1882
Elizabeth, New Jersey
DiedAugust 16, 1959
Fishers Island, New York
Commander of the U.S. Navy's Third Fleet during World War II. Awarded the Navy Cross. At age 52 became the oldest aviator in the history of the U.S. Navy. Retired as a five-star Fleet Admiral.

The repository contains one quote from Admiral William F. Halsey, Jr..


There are no great people in this world, only great challenges which ordinary people rise to meet.