Raymond A. Spruance was one of the U.S. Navy's most brilliant admirals. He won the Battle of Midway and engineered the Navy's push across the Pacific in WWII. a military intellectual the "Quiet Warrior" shunned the press and avoided the flamboyance often seen in the highest-ranking officers. Though little-known today his achievements rank among the greatest in U.S. military history. In this feature-length history we review his campaigns including Okinawa Iwo Jima the Gilbert and Marshall Islands.