An American Adventure

An American Adventure

From Early Aviation Through Three Wars to the White House

Book - 2012
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A memoir of extraordinary scope, William Lloyd Stearman's reminiscences will attract those interested in early aviation, World War II in the Pacific, life as a diplomat behind the Iron Curtain, the Vietnam War, and the ins and outs of national security decision-making in the White House. Stearman begins with a description of childhood as the son of aviation pioneer Lloyd Stearman. He then covers his naval combat experiences in the Pacific war and later struggles as one of the Navy's youngest ship captains. Following graduate school, he moved to the front lines of the Cold War and writes about his life as a diplomat who negotiated with the Soviets, spent nine years in Berlin and Vienna, and was director of psychological operations in Vietnam. His reflections on seventeen years with the National Security Council at the White House are of special interest.
Publisher: Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, c2012.
ISBN: 9781591148272
1591148278
Characteristics: xi, 264 p., [24] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.

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