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

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Admiral Elmo Russell Zumwalt, Jr., the charismatic chief of naval operations (CNO) and "the navy's most popular leader since WWII" (Time), was a man who embodied honor, courage, and commitment. In a career spanning forty years, he rose to the top echelon of the U.S. Navy as a commander of all navy forces in Vietnam and then as CNO from 1970 to 1974. His tenure came at a ti ...more
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Published October 9th 2012 by Harper
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This was a deeply disappointing book. I read it because I have a deep respect for many of the fundamentally necessary changes made by Zumwalt while he led the Navy. Unfortunately, after finishing the book, my opinion of Zumwalt actually decreased.
A large part of my opinion is due to the author's style. Mr. Berman obviously idolizes Zumwalt and I don't believe that there was a single criticism of Zumwalt in the entire book. Compounding this, everyone who ever disagreed with Zumwalt is depicted
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