Randall Jacobs was born on 12 December 1895 at Danville, Pennsylvania. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1907 and served in the Atlantic during World War I. During World War II, he was the Chief of Naval Personnel.
Admiral Jacobs died on 19 June 1967 at Bethesda, Maryland, and was laid to rest with full military honors in Section 30 of Arlington National Cemetery.
Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
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