Marc Andrew Mitscher Edit Profile
Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1910.
Ensign United States Navy, 1910, and advanced through the grades to rear admiral, 1941, vice admiral, 1944. Officer, United States Ship Langley, 1929-1930. Chief of staff to commander.
Officer Saratoga and 2 yr. Officer; assistant chief bureau of Aeronautics, 1939-1941. Officer, United States Ship Hornet, 1941-1942 (the Hornet was the Shangri-La from which the American planes, under command of Maj.
General James Doolittle, took off on Apr. Chief of naval operations for air, 1945.