My father, my son by Elmo R. Zumwalt

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Condensed from the book published 1986.

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StatementAdmiral Elmo Zumwalt, Jr. & Lieutenant Elmo Zumwalt III with John Pekkanen.
SeriesEyewitness Nam -- no.21
ContributionsZumwalt, Elmo., Pekkanen, John.
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Open LibraryOL21368763M

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