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Admiral Dan Gallery

The Life and Wit of a Navy Original

By Gilliland, C. Herbert and Shenk, Robert
1999, United States Naval Inst.
ISBN 1557503370
Hardcover, 352 pages, 50 photos and illustrations

Descripton: A biography including substantial material written by Gallery himself, with an introduction by his good friend Herman Wouk. Of special interest are the sections having to do with the capture of the U-505, keeping it afloat while towing it into port, and later moving it to Chicago, where it is now the showpiece of the Museum of Science and Industry. Michael Gannon has called it "the most personally revealing life study ever made of a modern flag officer."

From the review: Admiral Daniel V. Gallery was responsible both for capturing U-505 and for ensuring that it is now a highly popular museum exhibit in Chicago. This biography provides insight into the multifaceted character of the career naval officer who was also a ...
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Allied Warship Commanders. Gallery
U-boats of WWII. U-505
U-boat Commanders of WWII. Harald Lange

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