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Hyman Rickover

Military (27-Jan-1900 — 8-Jul-1986)


Clay Blair. The Atomic Submarine and Admiral Rickover. Henry Holt. 1954. 277pp.

Heather M. David. Admiral Rickover and the Nuclear Navy. Putnam. 1970. 223pp.

Francis Duncan. Rickover and the Nuclear Navy: The Discipline of Technology. Naval Institute Press. 1990. 374pp. Released as Rickover: The Struggle for Excellence, 2001.

Francis Duncan. Rickover: The Struggle for Excellence. Naval Institute Press. 2001. 364pp.

Norman Polmar; Thomas Allen. Rickover: Controversy and Genius: A Biography. Simon & Schuster. 1982. 744pp.

Theodore Rockwell. The Rickover Effect: How One Man Made a Difference. iUniverse. 2002. 488pp.

Patrick Tyler. Running Critical: The Silent War, Rickover, and General Dynamics. New York, NY: HarperTrade. 1986. 374pp.


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  5. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.934)

  6. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.597)

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1241)

  8. Webster's American Biographies (p.873)

  9. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.420)

  10. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.610)

  11. Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology (p.482b)

  12. Who's Who in Modern History, 1860-1980 (p.275)

  13. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.408)

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