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Summary

Jack Adams (born as John James Adams in Fort William, ON, CAN, died in Detroit, MI, USA) was a famous Athlete from Canada, who lived between June 14, 1895 and May 1, 1968.

Biography

John James "Jack" Adams was a professional hockey player in the NHL.

He played with the Toronto Arenas, the St. Patricks Toronto and Ottawa Senators. That said, he is best known as coach and general manager of the Detroit Red Wings. He worked for thirty-six years in the organization of Wings.

Introduced into the Hall of Fame, a trophy of the National Hockey League bears his name to reward the best coach of the season: the Jack Adams Award.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac gemini, who is known for Communication, Indecision, Inquisitive, Intelligent, Changeable. Our collection contains 20 quotes who is written / told by Jack.

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Source / external links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_Adams_(ice_hockey_b._1895)

Famous quotes by Jack Adams (20)


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"You could tell that America was gearing up for war"
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"We made air attacks on the Japanese anchorage, sinking and damaging several vessels. However, the Japanese were alerted to the fact that American carriers were nearby"
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"We began intercepting Japanese radio transmissions, which indicated the two forces were very close to each other. We found out later that we were moving in opposite directions and passed each other by 32 miles"
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"The Japanese invaded Tulagi, in the Solomon Islands, on May 4"
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"The good news was that Enterprise and the newly arrived Yorktown had attacked the Marshall and Gilbert islands. Those attacks had a great effect on morale"
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"Our task force put to sea in early January 1942, to attack the Japanese in the Marshall and Gilbert islands, but the mission was called off on the eve of the attack"
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"On December 5, 1941, Chicago led a task force built around the carrier Lexington to Midway Island, at the western end of the Hawaiian Islands, about 1,000 miles from Pearl Harbor"
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"My observations of Japanese naval fighting men, their abilities and equipment led me to believe that they gave a better account of themselves than we did"
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"My assignment was in the communications office, where I typed out dispatches"
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"Lexington did launch its air group when a Japanese carrier was reported"
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"In basic training we had been told to watch out for Japanese spies"
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"If it's free, it's advice; if you pay for it, it's counseling; if you can use either one, it's a miracle"
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"I was assigned to the heavy cruiser Chicago"
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"I received my parents' permission and went into the Navy on June 3, 1941"
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"I passed a typing test and became a member of the staff of Rear Adm. Newton"
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"Everybody knew that I could type pretty well"
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"Chicago's buoy was a couple of hundred yards astern of Arizona, and I was saddened to look at her"
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"Another nice thing was that I would type out letters home for the admiral's stewards. They would then feed me the same food the admiral ate"
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"After the Battle of Midway there was a week in a rest camp at Pearl Harbor"
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"A chief petty officer taught me shorthand, which got me promoted to yeoman first class"


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