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Salvage man : Edward Ellsberg and the U.S. Navy

Author: John Doughty Alden
Publisher: Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Few American naval officers have been as unconventional as Edward Ellsberg and still managed to rise to the rank of rear admiral. This probing biography shows Ellsberg time and again confronting the Navy's conservatism, service politics, and professional jealousies to literally salvage the unsalvageable. Taking full advantage of Ellsberg's extensive collection of papers and archives on both sides of the Atlantic,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Alden, John Doughty, 1921-
Salvage man.
Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, ©1998
(OCoLC)605197893
Online version:
Alden, John Doughty, 1921-
Salvage man.
Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, ©1998
(OCoLC)608753613
Named Person: Edward Ellsberg; Edward Ellsberg
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Doughty Alden
ISBN: 1557500274 9781557500274
OCLC Number: 37211286
Description: xvi, 301 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Responsibility: John D. Alden.

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Few American naval officers have been as unconventional as Edward Ellsberg and still managed to rise to the rank of rear admiral. This probing biography shows Ellsberg time and again confronting the Navy's conservatism, service politics, and professional jealousies to literally salvage the unsalvageable. Taking full advantage of Ellsberg's extensive collection of papers and archives on both sides of the Atlantic, this insightful study is the first to focus on the determined admiral.

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