Nineteen-Gun Salute: Case Studies of Operational, Strategic, and Diplomatic Naval Leadership During the 20th and Early 21st Centuries
Defense Dept., Navy, Naval War College
Edited by John B. Hattendorf and Bruce A. Elleman, this publication presents a collection of brief scholarly essays on nineteen modern U.S. Navy admirals who showed notable achievements in operational, strategic, and diplomatic affairs throughout the course of their career, including such leading figures as William Sims, Raymond Spruance, Arleigh Burke, Arthur Radford, Thomas Moorer, and Elmo Zumwalt,. It also includesconclusions by the editors, focusing particularly on leadership skills in the operational and strategic arenas. The book is sponsored by the Naval War College’s College of Operational and Strategic Leadership.
Nineteen-Gun Salute is an excellent resource for students of naval leadership, naval officers, maritime historians, and naval/military historians It also would complement courses at institutionsof higher learning with a focus on military and maritime issues, as well as NROTC courses.
2009: 284 p.; ill.