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Velocity, Speed with Direction

The Professional Career of Gen Jerome F. O’Malley

Aloysius G. Casey and Patrick A. Casey
2007, 294 pages
ISBN: 978-1-58566-169-5
Cost: $28, AU Press Code: B-110



This storyline addresses the only question mark on O’Malley’s career—the Lavelle raids of February 1972. Using appropriate Nixon White House audio recordings and top secret messages (sent by the Joint chiefs of Staff to Vietnam) that were acquired through the Freedom of Information Act, Aloysius and Patrick Casey rescued from character assassination the reputation not only of Jerry O’Malley but also the reputation of Gen John D. Lavelle. They reveal the real culprit in the matter—the Nixon White House.


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