Monday, December 07, 2015
Me and Chester.
Here's a borrowed cap. It belongs to my wife, Linden. She got it when we were at Wurstfest in New Braunfels last month. It was the last one they had. None for me. Made in China, it's 70% wool and 30% nylon. It's an 'Official Oktoberfest' cap. I like it a lot. Loden green is my color.
Standing behind me is a bronze statue of Fleet Admiral Chester A. Nimitz, Commander in Chief, United States Pacific Fleet (CinCPac), for U.S. naval forces and Commander in Chief, Pacific Ocean Areas (CinCPOA), for U.S. and Allied air, land, and sea forces during World War II. He's wearing a nice cap, too.
The statue stands at the National Museum of the Pacific War in Fredericksburg, Texas (Nimitz's home town). Behind his statue is part of the old 'ship-like' Nimitz Hotel that belonged to his father.