Raeder, the political admiral, stealthily built up the German Navy in defiance of the Versailles Treaty, and then put it to use in a series of aggressions which he had taken a leading part in planning.
Dans ce pays-ci il est bon de tuer de temps en temps un admiral pour encourager les autres.voltaire
Dans ce pays-ci il est bon de tuer de temps en temps un amiral pour encourager les autres. In this country it is considered a good thing to kill an admiral from time to time, to encourage the others.
With Leighton Smith in charge, we've got a Navy admiral running a predominantly land campaign — the first ever in NATO's 47-year history. ... As the U.S. continues to withdraw from overseas bases, Naval Forces will become even more relevant in meeting American forward presence requirements.smith, leighton w., jr.
Here the men lost all patience, and complained of the length of the voyage, but the admiral encouraged them in the best manner he could, representing the profits they were about to acquire, and adding that it was to no purpose to complain, having come so far, they had nothing to do but continue on to the Indies, till with the help of our Lord, they should arrive there.christopher columbus
"Of this voyage, I observe," says the admiral, "that it has miraculously been shown, as may be understood by this writing, by the many signal miracles that He has shown on the voyage, and for me, who for so great a time was in the court of Your Highnesses with the opposition and against the opinion of so many high personages of your household, who were all against me, alleging this undertaking to be folly, which I hope in Our Lord will be to the greater glory of Christianity, which to some slight extent already has happened."christopher columbus
On this tragic day, the death of Adolf Hitler was reported - admiral Dönitz takes over as his nominated successor. Reach Flensburg about 8. Have to drink wine for breakfast — as nothing else is available.william joyce
Up the River of Death Sailed the Great admiral!
admiral Choi! Prepare to meet your fate!
That's Grand admiral Phelous, and the answer to your question is
I'm afraid I'm a double-edged sword, admiral. Besides, Sword of Inevitable Justice Again is a stupid name.
An admiral red, whose only notion,
(A butterfly poised on a pigtailed ocean)
Is of the peruked sea whose swell
Breaks on the flowerless rocks of Hell.
Your American admiral said that he held me in the highest esteem, and thought that I conducted my defense perfectly. He said through his chief of staff that my conduct was beyond reproach and he had the greatest admiration for me.karl dönitz