Chester W. Nimitz Quote

Is the proposed operation likely to succeed?
What might be the consequences of failure?
Is it in the realm of practicability in terms of matériel and supplies?


"Three favorite rules of thumb" Nimitz had printed on a card he kept on his desk, as quoted in LIFE magazine (10 July 1944)

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Is the proposed operation likely to succeed? What might be the consequences of failure? Is it in the realm of practicability in terms of matériel...

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Is the proposed operation likely to succeed? What might be the consequences of failure? Is it in the realm of practicability in terms of matériel...

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Is the proposed operation likely to succeed? What might be the consequences of failure? Is it in the realm of practicability in terms of matériel...

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Is the proposed operation likely to succeed? What might be the consequences of failure? Is it in the realm of practicability in terms of matériel...