Zumwalt: The Life and Times of Admiral Elmo Russell "Bud" Zumwalt, Jr.

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2012-10-09
  • Publisher: Harpercollins

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"Painstakingly researched and crafted, Larry Berman's Zumwalt is a compelling and rich portrait of one of the nation's great patriots." -Walter Anderson, former editor and CEO of Parade Zumwalt is a compelling portrait of the controversial military man who is widely regarded as the founder of the modern U.S. Navy, Admiral Elmo Russell "Bud" Zumwalt. Chief of Naval Operations during the decades-long Cold War crisis, Zumwalt implemented major strategic innovations that endure to this day, especially in his campaign against racism and sexism throughout the fleet. Larry Berman, the author of Perfect Spy, offers a fascinating, detailed look at an extraordinary man-winner of the Presidential Medal of Freedom-an inspiring portrait of leadership that is essential in these troubled times.

Table of Contents

Conscience of the Navyp. 1
The Road from Tulare to Annapolisp. 27
Education of a Naval Officerp. 41
War Yearsp. 70
Crossroadsp. 94
Plato and Socratesp. 127
Path to Vietnamp. 154
Brown Water Navyp. 166
The Watch Beginsp. 213
Zingersp. 244
Rough Seasp. 271
The Zumwalt Intelligence Servicep. 312
Ruffles and Flourishesp. 345
The Watch Never Endsp. 379
Acknowledgmentsp. 427
Chronology of the Career of Admiral Elmo R. Zumwalt, Jr., USNp. 431
Author's Research Notep. 434
Notesp. 443
Indexp. 493
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