Driven Patriot: The Life and Times of James Forrestal

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A haunting portrait of one of the most fascinating and influential figures of the mid-twentieth century, this biography takes a penetrating look at James Forrestal's life and work. Brilliant, ambitious, glamorous, yet a perpetual outsider, Forrestal forged a career that took him from his working-class origins to the social and financial stratosphere of Wall Street, and from there to policy making in Washington. As secretary of the navy during World War II, he was the principal architect in transforming an obsolescent navy ...

Driven Patriot: The Life and Times of James Forrestal 2012, US Naval Institute Press

ISBN-13: 9781557503343

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Driven Patriot: The Life and Times of James Forrestal 1992, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780394577616

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