Victory in the Vast Pacific

September 12, 10am-12 Tellico Village Yacht Club Gallery

Instructor: Mike Thornton

Fee:  $15 – can be paid in cash or check made out to TVPOA (THIS IS A PRE PAY CLASS. BRING PAYMENT TO THE WELCOME CENTER)


After the attack on Pearl Harbor, the nation is stunned, with another attack on the west coast a distinct possibly.  President Roosevelt chooses Admiral Chester Nimitz to be the Navy Commander in Chief, in the Pacific.  This session will review Admiral Nimitz’s courageous leadership and how he managed to strike back and change the course of the war during the critical months after Pearl Harbor.