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David Luce


Who is David Luce?

David Luce: Admiral Sir John David Luce GCB, DSO & Bar, OBE was a Royal Navy officer. He fought in World War II as a submarine commander before taking part in the Dieppe Raid and becoming Chief Staff Officer to the Naval Forces for the Normandy landings. He also commanded a cruiser during the Korean War. He served as First Sea Lord and Chief of the Naval Staff in the mid-1960s and in that role resigned from the Royal Navy along with Navy Minister Christopher Mayhew in March 1966 in protest over the decision by the Labour Secretary of State for Defence, Denis Healey, to cancel the CVA-01 aircraft carrier programme.

  • born on (109 years ago) in Malmesbury
  • died on (45 years ago) in Bath

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures (2003)

Family, Law and Politics by Suad Joseph, Afsāna Naǧmābādī

Mark David Luce Arabian Peninsula Overview In the early 2000s, the seven states ofthe Arabian Peninsula (Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen) showed different degrees of popular political participation ...

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