Walden L. Ainsworth

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Birthday
10, 1886
Birthplace
Minneapolis, MN
Death Date
Dec 7, 1960 (74)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
10, 1886
Birthplace
Minneapolis, MN
Death Date
Dec 7, 1960 (74)

About

Decorated U.S. Navy admiral who commanded cruiser and destroyer units in the Pacific theater of World War II.

Before Fame

He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1910.

Trivia

He took command of the Pacific Fleet destroyers during World War II and presided over a naval task force that developed effective strategies for avoiding torpedoes and bombarding enemy positions under the cover of darkness.

Family Life

He was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Associated With

He served under the command of Douglas MacArthur, the admiral in charge of all U.S. operations in the Pacific during World War II.