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Harold Rainsford Stark

American admiral


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Harold Rainsford Stark was an officer in the United States Navy during World War I and World War II, who served as the 8th Chief of Naval Operations from August 1, 1939 to March 26, 1942.Early life and career Stark enrolled in the United States Naval Academy in 1899 and graduated with the class of 1903. As a plebe there he received the nickname "Betty". From 1907 to 1909, Stark served on the battleship before and during the United States Atlantic Fleet's cruise around the world.

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United States Naval Academy

United States federal service academy