When most people think of the USN admirals in the Pacific during WWII, Nimitz, Halsey, Kinkaid, and Spruance come easily to mind. Vice Admiral Willis A. Lee is less well known. A career naval officer and a seven-time Olympic medalist, during World War II he played a key role in the Pacific as one of the USN’s top combat admirals. To shed some light on Lee’s career and legacy, the MacArthur Memorial podcast hosted Paul Stillwell, author of Battleship Commander: The Life of Vice Admiral Willis A. Lee Jr, for a discussion of Lee's life and legacy.
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