Quotes by Arleigh Burke

About Arleigh Burke:

Admiral Arleigh Albert '31-knot' Burke was an admiral of the United States Navy who distinguished himself during World War II and the Korean War, and who served as Chief of Naval Operations during the Eisenhower and Kennedy administrations.

Author Bio

  • NameArleigh Burke
  • DescriptionUnited States Navy admiral and Navy Cross recipient
  • BornOctober 19, 1901
  • DiedJanuary 1, 1996
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionOfficer
  • AwardsOrder Of The Rising Sun, 1st Class; Legionnaire Of Legion Of Merit; Purple Heart; Silver Star