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Admiral Dan Gallery: The Life and Wit of a Navy Original

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Best known for his dramatic capture of U-505, Gallery was a man of strong character and sharp wit who never shied from controversies during his brilliant naval career.
Hardcover, 332 pages
Published October 1st 1999 by US Naval Institute Press
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Nov 19, 2014 KennyO rated it liked it
My introduction to Admiral Gallery was at the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry where, in the early 1960s, our school district took us on field trips. The U-505 went on display there in 1954 after a long campaign by Gallery overcame the Navy's disinterest in the project. I bought and read U-505 (original title: Twenty Million Tons Under the Sea) after visiting the museum and touring the U-boat. Years later, while I served in the Navy, I read most of the rest of Gallery's oeuvre d' art, both ...more
Jul 21, 2008 Lee rated it really liked it
Very unique, in that it included some excerpts of his writings, as well as covering his naval career. I like his style, and will look for some more of his works.
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