Bull Halsey Three years after assuming command of the southwest Pacific area, a triumphant Halsey led the Third Fleet into Tokyo Bay to accept the Japanese surrender. No man did more to assure U.S. victory in the
The late E.B. Potter, a longtime history professor at the U.S. Naval Academy and former naval officer who served in the Pacific during World War II, is the author of several books, including Nimitz, Admiral Arleigh Burke, and Sea Power: A Naval History, which he wrote with Admiral Nimitz.