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This is a list of military figures by nickname.

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  • "31-Knot Burke" — Arleigh Burke, U.S. Navy destroyer commander (for being unable to meet his habitual maximum speed)[1]

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  • "Zhou Lang 周郎" (Chinese, "Zhou the Youth") – Zhou Yu, military general and strategist serving under the late Eastern Han warlord Sun Ce, for his youth, good looks and impressive battle record
  • "Ziggy" – Clifton Sprague, US admiral in World War II

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  3. Bekker, Cajus. Hitler's Naval War (New York City: Kensington Publishing Corp. {Zebra Books}, 1974; reprints Gerhard Stalling Verlag's 1971 Verdammte See), p. 178.
  4. Carver, Michael (1976). The War lords : military commanders of the twentieth century. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson. ISBN 978-0-297-77084-8. OCLC 2410407.
  5. Foxley-Norris, Christopher (2 February 1996). "OBITUARY : Wing Cdr Roderick Learoyd VC". The Independent. London.
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  8. Prange, Gordon W.; Donald M Goldstein; Katherine V. Dillon (1988). December 7, 1941 : the day the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. New York: McGraw-Hill. p. 23. ISBN 978-0-07-050682-4. OCLC 15793660.
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  33. Garrison, Webb B. (1992). Civil War trivia and fact book. Nashville, Tennessee: Rutledge Hill Press. ISBN 978-1-55853-160-4. OCLC 25410905.
  34. Farago, Ladislas (1962). The Tenth Fleet. New York: Paperback Library. OCLC 11651418.
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  36. Blair, Clay, Jr. (1975). Silent victory: the U.S. submarine war against Japan. Philadelphia: Lippincott. p. 73. ISBN 978-0-397-00753-0. OCLC 821363.
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