Here, Hewitt's early exploits are recounted—exploits that range from a role in the Great White Fleet's round-the world cruise, the almost Kiplingesque adventures in revolutionary Cuba, to the command of the cruiser Indianapolis—alI of which molded him into the man who would successfully command amphibious forces greater than those found at the Normandy landing, deployed over greater distance.
"Admiral H. Kent Hewitt, U.S. Navy: Part I: Preparing for High Command,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 28
, Article 9.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol28/iss4/9