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SSNby Tom Clancy
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"Takes readers deeper than they've ever gone inside a nuclear submarine." (Kirkus Reviews)
A rare glimpse inside a Los Angeles-class (SSN-688) nuclear submarine with Tom Clancy as your guide...
Only the author of The Hunt for Red October could capture the reality of life aboard a nuclear submarine. Only a writer of Mr. Clancy's magnitude could obtain security clearance for information, diagrams, and photographs never before available to the public. Now, every civilian can enter this top secret world and experience the drama and excitement of this stunning technological achievement...the weapons, the procedures, the people themselves.
* Exclusive photographs, illustrations, and diagrams
* Mock war scenarios and weapons launch procedures
* An inside look at life on board, from captain to crew, from training exercises to operations
* The fascinating history and evolution of submarines
* Tom Clancy's controversial views on submariner tactics and training methods.
The "forgotten Clancy novel," SSN is a complete submarine warfare novel with maps, photos, and a special interview with Tom Clancy and former submarine commander Doug Littlejohns
China invades the oil-rich Spratly Islands, bringing swift retribution from the United States--and the start of World War III. A nuclear submarine is dispatched to protect a carrier group, but its mission changes as a tense situation explodes into a full-scale war of nightmarish proportions. This submarine warfare novel comes with maps, photos, and a special interview with Clancy and former submarine commander Doug Littlejohns.
About the Author
Tom Clancy is the world's favorite international thriller author. Starting with The Hunt For Red October, all of Mr. Clancy's books have hit #1 on the New York Times bestseller list. Mr. Clancy lives in Maryland and owns an interest in the Baltimore Orioles.
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