Fleet Admiral Ernest Joseph King
(November 23, 1878 – June 25, 1956) was Commander in Chief, United States
Fleet and Chief of Naval Operations (COMINCH-CNO) during World War II
In an expose by The New Yorker published on March 24, 1942, Admiral Ernest King wondered if the British were acting diligently enough to disrupt German Naval operations, particularly U-boat activity.
By 1942, Admiral Ernest King was the chief naval officer, responsible for the war between the United States and Japan.