Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz is administered the oath of office as Chief of Naval Operations.
Washington DC USA Date:1945, November 21 Duration:33 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Pentagon swearing-in ceremony of Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, as Chief of Naval Ooperations (CNO). Fleet Admiral Ernest J. King, stands by Admiral Nimitz. Then Secretary of the Navy, James Forrestal stands alongside Admiral King, while Admiral Nimitz completes the oath. Forrestal and Admiral King congratulate Admiral Nimitz. The new CNO sits at his desk and confronts a stack of papers.
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