Marketed as the “first-ever” comprehensive biography of the man, Battleship Commander: The Life Of Vice Admiral Willis A. Lee, Jr., draws information from more than 150 personal accounts of those who knew and served with him. The book covers Lee’s life from childhood to death and highlights his extraordinary naval service throughout World War II, during which he eventually commanded the first division of fast battleships operating in the Pacific Theater.
Outside of his military service, Lee was a noted competition shooter and won major events at the NRA National Matches at Camp Perry, Ohio, as well as in the Olympics. Suggested retail price is $38. For more information, please visit the Naval Institute Press at usni.org.