qDiamond's work as a bank examiner for the U.S. Treasury unraveling World War II espionage intrigue led to new challenges. While an officer in the U.S. Navy he was involved in six military invasions in both the Pacific and Europe, including D-day. He was asked to engineer the safe return of 1800 surviving crew members of a sunken flotilla. As trade and investment adviser at the U.N. he helped more than 100 world leaders - kings to presidents, prime ministers to finance ministers - draft plans for fighting poverty. Now Diamond tells what he feels separates the great from the weak, which leaders have impressed him most, and why. Finally, he offers a revelatory assessment on terrorism, and a feasible route to world peace through trade.q--BOOK JACKET.Ours was the only Liberty that did not go down as planned. Faulty wiring had ignited a fire on B Deck before the explosives we had planted could sink it. ... Needless to say, the navya#39;s plan to meet us with jeeps had gone awry, so we had to hitch rides to Bournemouth, where we should have landed. The navy hadanbsp;...
|Title||:||One of a Kind|
|Author||:||Walter H. Diamond, Dorothy B. Diamond|
|Publisher||:||Syracuse University Press - 2005|