Hyman George Rickover


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Noun1.Hyman George Rickover - United States admiral who advocated the development of nuclear submarines (1900-1986)
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Rear Admiral Hyman George Rickover was applauded in 1958 for his
It is his second major work for the Naval Academy--in the late 1970s, the artist created a bronze bust of Admiral Hyman George Rickover, the WWII icon and 1980 Medal of Freedom Winner who, as the driving force behind the launching of the USS Nautilus in 1954, is considered the "Father of the Nuclear Navy." Rickover's likeness has since become a favorite good luck charm for the midshipmen, who regularly rub the Admiral's now very well polished nose before taking exams.