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Rickover : father of the nuclear Navy

Author: Thomas B Allen; Norman Polmar
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, ©2007.
Series: Military profiles.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Hyman G Rickover was not long removed from his Jewish roots in Poland when he graduated from the US Naval Academy in 1922. After a respectable career spent mostly in unglamorous submarine and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Hyman George Rickover; Hyman George Rickover; Hyman George Rickover
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas B Allen; Norman Polmar
ISBN: 157488445X 9781574884456 1574887041 9781574887044
OCLC Number: 70483520
Description: xvi, 103 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Victory at sea --
Father's occupation: tailor --
The Navy and the atom --
Building the Nautilus --
Admiral of the hill --
The Rickover navy --
Danger: radiation hazard --
Rickover the man --
Getting rid of Rickover.
Series Title: Military profiles.
Responsibility: Thomas B. Allen and Norman Polmar.
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