William Halsey — American Soldier born on October 30, 1882, died on August 20, 1959

Fleet Admiral William Frederick Halsey Jr., GBE—known as Bill Halsey or "Bull" Halsey—was an American fleet admiral in the United States Navy. At the start of the War in the Pacific Halsey commanded the task force centered on the carrier Enterprise in a series of raids against Japanese-held targets. He was made commander, South Pacific Area and led the Allied forces over the course of the Battle for Guadalcanal and the fighting up the Solomon chain. In 1943 he was made commander of the Third Fleet, the post he held through the rest of the war... (wikipedia)

There are no extraordinary men... just extraordinary circumstances that ordinary men are forced to deal with.
If you want to go anywhere in modern war, in the air, on the sea, on the land, you must have command of the air.
I never trust a fighting man who doesnt smoke or drink.