Admiral Press & Articles

Work in progress – Inputs appreciated.

Navy History and Heritage Command
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CNO Biography

Admiral Arleigh Burke: Space Visionary – David Alan Rosenberg, Ph.D., CAPT, USN (Ret.) – The Destroyerman – June 2021

How Lieutenant Arleigh Burke Received a Master of Science Degree Without Graduating High School or Receiving a Bachelor of Science Degree – David Alan Rosenberg, Ph.D., CAPT, USN (Ret.) – The Destroyerman – October 2020

Arleigh Burke: The Last CNO – David Rosenberg, Ph.D., CAPT, USN (Ret.) – Naval History and Heritage Command – Sep 2020

Arleigh Burke: Leader, Ship Class, and Prologue – Vice Admiral John Morgan, U.S. Navy (Retired) with Captain Rick Easton, U.S. Navy (Retired) – Proceedings – July 2016

Admiral Arleigh A. Burke – Fifteenth Chief of Naval Operations – Navy History and Heritage Command – July 2016

’31 Knot Burke’ – John Gordon Foster, Jr, LCDR USNR (ret) – Proceedings – Jan 2008

“Admiral Arleigh A. Burke.” – David Alan Rosenberg – The U.S. Navy: A Complete History, ed: Hill Goodspeed – Naval Historical Foundation – 2003

Death of a Sailor’s Sailor – David Alan Rosenberg – Proceedings – February 1996

Sea Power – February 1996
The Death of a Warrior – Hugh H. Mayberry
Requiem for a Sailor – James D Hessman

Shipmate – January / February 1996
Admiral Arleigh A Burke – Sailor (uncredited)
Remarks By President Bill Clinton
Remarks by RADM Donald K. Muchow, CHC, Chief of Chaplains

Arleigh Burke, ‘Sailor,’ Buried At Academy – Amy Argetsinger – Washington Post – January 5, 1996

President Clinton Remarks at Funeral – Jan 4, 1996

WWII Hero Arleigh Burke Dies – J.Y. Smith – Washington Post – Jan 2, 1996

Funeral Bulletin

Funeral Operation Order (Cover Page Only)

’31 Knot’ – The man behind the machine – LTjg John M. Wallach – All Hands – October 1991

Surface Warfare – Sep/Oct 1991 – Special edition on the Admiral and ship
(ed note – probably the best single source overview of the Admiral, ship, Little Beavers, Tin Can Sailors, and why they matter. If you only read one of these, this is the one.)

Admiral Arleigh Burke – E. B. Potter – Naval Institute Press – 1990

Arleigh Burke Buries the Hatchet – E.B. Potter – Proceedings – April 1990
(ed note – an extract from book above.)

Little Beavers Remember – LCDR Jim Narnar – All Hands – December 1989

Admiral Burke – Ken Ringle – Washington Post (Lifestyle) – September 15, 1989

Officer Development in the Interwar Navy: Arleigh Burke: The Making of a Naval Professional, 1919-1940 – Pacific Historical Review – David Rosenberg – Nov 1975

Admiral Arleigh (31-Knot) Burke: The Story of a Fighting Sailor – Ken Jones, Hubert Kelley Jr – Chilton Books – 1962 – (Several reprint versions available)

Remarks at the Presentation of the Distinguished Service Medal to Admiral Arleigh A. Burke – John F. Kennedy – July 26, 1961

Destroyer Squadron 23 Combat Exploits Of Arleigh Burkes Gallant Force – Ken Jones – Chilton Books – 1959 – (Several reprint versions available)

“31-Knot” Burke – How Will He Run The Navy? – Walter Karig – Colliers – September 16, 1955