Zumwalt: The Life and Times of Admiral Elmo Russell

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

Authors: Berman, Larry
Publisher: Harper
BISAC/Subject: BIO000000, BIO008000, HIS027150
ISBN: 9780062198969, Related ISBNs: 0062198963, 9780061691300, 9780062198969
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 528
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis:

“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.

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