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30th November 1944 - Admiral William Halsey having Thanksgiving dinner with the crew of battleship USS New Jersey his flagship

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Fleet Admiral William Halsey Jr. (October 30, 1882 – August 16, 1959) was an American fleet admiral in the United States Navy. He was made commander, South Pacific Area and led the Allied forces over the course of the Battle for Guadalcanal (1942–43) and the fighting up the Solomon chain (1942–45). In 1943 he was made commander of the Third Fleet, the post he held through the rest of the war. He was Grand Marshall in 1946.

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William "Bull" Halsey (1882 - 1959) US admiral, important commander in the Pacific theater during World War II, his ships launched Doolittle's raid on Tokyo

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