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Zumwalt Staff Officers Volume I

Based on five interviews conducted by Paul Stillwell from September 1982 through May 1984. The volume contains 331 pages of interview transcript plus an index. The transcript is copyright 1989 by the U.S. Naval Institute; Kerr and Glenn have have placed no restrictions on their interviews. the restrictions originally placed on the transcript by Bagley have since expired.

This is the first in a planned series of volumes containing interviews with officers who served closely with Admiral Elmo R. Zumwalt, Jr. These are intended as a supplement to Zumwalt's own oral history, which is still in the works.

Captain Howard J. Kerr, Jr., U.S. Navy (Retired)--aide to Zumwalt as Commander U.S. Naval Forces Vietnam and commanding officer of the Hawkins (DD-873), a unit of the "Mod Squad"--a Zumwalt concept to give more-junior officers greater responsibility. Two interviews in September and November 1982; transcript contains 164 pages.

Captain W. Lewis Glenn, U.S. Navy--aide to Zumwalt as Commander U.S. Naval Forces Vietnam. Two interviews in May 1984; transcript contains 67 pages.

Admiral Worth H. Bagley, U.S. Navy (Retired)--one of the early planners on Project 60 when Zumwalt took office, later Director of Navy Program Planning and Commander in Chief U.S. Naval Forces Europe. One interview in May 1983; transcript contains 100 pages.


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