List of military figures by nickname

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This is a list of military figures by nickname.

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  • "31-Knot Burke" — Arleigh Burke, U.S. Navy destroyer commander (for being unable to meet his habitual maximum speed)[1]

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  1. ^ a b Jones, Ken (1959). Destroyer Squadron 23 : combat exploits of Arleigh Burke's gallant force. Philadelphia: Chilton Co., Book Division. OCLC 1262893. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar as at au av aw ax ay az ba bb bc bd be bf bg bh bi bj bk bl bm bn bo bp bq br bs bt bu bv bw bx by bz ca cb cc cd ce cf cg ch ci cj ck Blair, Clay, Jr. (1975). Silent victory: the U.S. submarine war against Japan. Philadelphia: Lippincott. ISBN 978-0-397-00753-0. OCLC 821363. 
  3. ^ Bekker, Cajus. Hitler's Naval War (New York City: Kensington Publishing Corp. {Zebra Books}, 1974; reprints Gerhard Stalling Verlag's 1971 Verdammte See), p.178.
  4. ^ Carver, Michael (1976). The War lords : military commanders of the twentieth century. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson. ISBN 978-0-297-77084-8. OCLC 2410407. 
  5. ^ http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/obituary--wing-cdr-roderick-learoyd-vc-1316870.html
  6. ^ a b "No.3: 'Soarer' Campbell". Generals' Nicknames. Centre for First World War Studies, University of Birmingham. January 2009. Retrieved 10 February 2009. 
  7. ^ a b Granatstein, J. L. (2002). Canada's army : waging war and keeping the peace. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. ISBN 978-0-8020-4691-8. OCLC 48941226. 
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  9. ^ Maclear, Michael. The Ten Thousand Day War (London: Thames/Methuen, 1982), p.94.
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  35. ^ Farago, Ladislas (1962). The Tenth Fleet. New York: Paperback Library. OCLC 11651418. 
  36. ^ Prange, Gordon W., Dillon, Katherine V., and Goldstein, Donald M. At Dawn We Slept (New York: Penguin, 1991), p.597
  37. ^ Blair, Clay, Jr. (1975). Silent victory: the U.S. submarine war against Japan. Philadelphia: Lippincott. p. 73. ISBN 978-0-397-00753-0. OCLC 821363. 
  38. ^ a b c Ken Burns, director (1990). The Civil War. ISBN 978-0-7806-3887-7. OCLC 52791424. 
  39. ^ a b c Holmes, Wilfrid J. (1979). Double-edged secrets : U.S. naval intelligence operations in the Pacific during World War II. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press. ISBN 978-0-87021-162-1. OCLC 5195347. 
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  41. ^ West, James E.; Peter O. Lamb; illustrated by Lord Baden-Powell (1932). He-who-sees-in-the-dark; the boys' story of Frederick Burnham, the American scout. Brewer, Warren and Putnam. OCLC 1710834. 
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  43. ^ Brayley, Martin; Ramiro Bujeiro (2001). World War II Allied Women's Services. Osprey Publishing. p. 37. ISBN 1-84176-053-6. 
  44. ^ Baumgardner, Randy W.; Tailhook Association. Tailhook Association: Eagles in Flight. Turner Publishing Company. ISBN 1-56311-403-8. 
  45. ^ Stockdale, James B.; Sybil Stockdale. In love and war: the story of a family's ordeal and sacrifice during the Vietnam years. Harper & Row. ISBN 0-06-015318-0. 
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  47. ^ a b Robertson, Terence (1955). The Golden Horseshoe: The Wartime Career of Otto Kretschmer, U-Boat Ace. London: Evans Bros. OCLC 2162924. 
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  49. ^ Keegan, John (2000). Churchill's generals. London: Abacus. ISBN 978-0-349-11317-3. OCLC 43501320. 
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  52. ^ Davis, Richard Harding (1906). Real Soldiers of Fortune. London: Charles Scribner's Sons. OCLC 853901. 
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  54. ^ Flint Whitlock, Ron Smith, Albert Konetzni. The Depths of Courage: American Submariners at War with Japan, 1941-1945. Penguin Group. p. 355. 
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