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Admiral Chester W. Nimitz (Character)
from Midway (1976)

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Alternate Names:
Adm. Chester Nimitz / Adm. Chester W. Nimitz / Adm. Nimitz / Admiral Chester Nimitz / Admiral Nimitz / Fleet Adm. Chester W. Nimitz

Filmography

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  1. Pearl Harbor (2001) Played by Graham Beckel (as Adm. Chester W. Nimitz)

  2. "War and Remembrance"
        - Part 10 (1989) TV episode, Played by William Prince (as Adm. Chester Nimitz)
        - Part 7 (1988) TV episode, Played by William Prince (as Adm. Chester Nimitz)

  3. MacArthur (1977) Played by Addison Powell (as Fleet Adm. Chester W. Nimitz)
  4. "Black Sheep Squadron"
    ... aka "Baa Baa Black Sheep" - USA (original title)
        - Flying Misfits (1976) TV episode, Played by Byron Morrow (as Adm. Nimitz)
  5. Midway (1976) Played by Henry Fonda (as Adm. Chester W. Nimitz)
    ... aka "Battle of Midway" - Philippines (English title), UK
    ... aka "The Battle of Midway" - USA (video title)

  6. The Gallant Hours (1960) Played by Selmer Jackson (as Adm. Chester W. Nimitz)

  7. Hellcats of the Navy (1957) Played by Selmer Jackson (as Fleet Adm. Chester W. Nimitz)
  8. "Navy Log"
        - The Death of Dillinger-San (1956) TV episode, Played by Selmer Jackson (as Adm. Nimitz)
Archive Footage:
  1. The Making of 'Midway' (2001) (V) Played by Henry Fonda (as Admiral Chester Nimitz)

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Quotes:
From Midway (1976)
Captain Vinton Maddox: Admiral, these enemy radio intercepts that your intelligence unit has been accumulating...
Admiral Nimitz: Very detailed, aren't they?
Captain Vinton Maddox: Too damned detailed, Admiral. Do you remember what happened just before December 7th?
Admiral Nimitz: The Japanese flooded the airwaves with fake messages.
Captain Vinton Maddox: Yes. These could be carbon copies. Washington's convinced that Yamamoto's feeding this stuff to you in order to cover his real intentions.
Admiral Nimitz: Very definite possibility.
Captain Vinton Maddox: Well then, sir, how can you still insist...
Admiral Nimitz: Because it is my judgement that this information is factual. I'm convinced Yamamoto's target is Midway.
Captain Vinton Maddox: If you're wrong, Admiral, if you send our carriers into a Japanese ambush, the entire west coast and Hawaiian islands will be wide open for invasion.
Admiral Nimitz: I'm fully aware of that, Captain. You're saying the safe play is to defend the home folks first.
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