Thirty-five years ago, as the world was on its course toward World War II, the name of Adm. Joseph Mason Reeves was a veritable watchword in the U.S. Navy. Today that name is almost unknown outside the senior flag ranks.
Hayes, John D.
"Admiral Joseph Mason Reeves, USN,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 23
, Article 6.
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