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The Terrible Hours: The Man Behind the Greatest Submarine Rescue in History
The Terrible Hours: The Man Behind the Greatest Submarine Rescue in History
by Peter Maas
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On the eve of World War II, the Squalus, America's newest submarine, plunged into the North Atlantic. Miraculously, thirty-three crew members still survived. While their loved ones waited in unbearable tension on shore, their ultimate fate would depend... (read more)

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The Silent War: The Cold War Battle beneath the Sea
The Silent War: The Cold War Battle beneath the Sea
by John Pina Craven
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The Cold War was the first major conflict between superpowers in which victory and defeat were unambiguously determined without the firing of a shot. Without the shield of a strong, silent deterrent or the intellectual sword of espionage beneath the sea,... (read more)

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Escape from the Deep: The Epic Story of a Legendary Submarine and Her Courageous Crew
Escape from the Deep: The Epic Story of a Legendary Submarine and Her Courageous Crew
by Alex Kershaw
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By October, 1944, the U.S. Navy submarine Tang was legendary-she had sunk more enemy ships, rescued more downed airmen, and pulled off more daring surface attacks than any other Allied submarine in the Pacific. And then, on her fifth patrol, tragedy... (read more)

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Submarine Disasters
Submarine Disasters
by David Miller
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Submarine Disasters is a compelling look at the world’s worst disasters involving these underwater vessels over the last 150 years. The book highlights in detail the circumstances of specific incidents, and relates the heroic rescue attempts and... (read more)

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Business in Great Waters
Business in Great Waters
by John Terraine
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Twice within 25 years Britain was threatened with starvation by the menace of the U-Boat. In this study of submarine warfare, the author explains why Winston Churchill wrote the only thing that ever frightened me during the war was the U-Boat peril... (read more)

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The Submarine: A History
The Submarine: A History
by Tom Parrish
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As entertaining as a high-tech thriller, The Submarine is essential reading for understanding the last hundred years of war. It tells the story of the dreamers who first imagined submersible ships and the ingenious and practical engineers who created... (read more)

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The Ice Diaries: The True Story of One of Mankind's Greatest Adventures
The Ice Diaries: The True Story of One of Mankind's Greatest Adventures
by Captain William R. Anderson
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No man above or below the waves was as admired--or feared--as this determined naval commander... Among submariners in World War II, Dudley "Mush" Morton stood out as a warrior without peer. At the helm of the USS Wahoo he completely changed... (read more)

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Submarines 1776-1940 (Weapons of War)
Submarines 1776-1940 (Weapons of War)
by Michael Spilling
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Part of the Weapons of War series, this book features more than 150 color and black & white illustrations and photographs as well as detailed specifications of submarines built between 1776 and 1940. Submarines 1776–1940 brings together the... (read more)

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Blind Man's Bluff: The Untold Story of American Submarine Espionage
Blind Man's Bluff: The Untold Story of American Submarine Espionage
by Sherry Sontag
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Two investigative reporters and a researcher tell the epic story of American espionage from the early Cold War Years to the Clinton Administration, showing how the Navy and CIA have used submarines to gather intelligence and launch covert operations... (read more)

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Monturiol's Dream: The Extraordinary Story of the Submarine Inventor Who Wanted to Save the World
Monturiol's Dream: The Extraordinary Story of the Submarine Inventor Who Wanted to Save the World
by Matthew Stewart
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A marvelous rediscovery: the compelling story of the strange and noble life — and dream — of nineteenth-century utopian social revolutionary and self-taught engineer Narcís Monturiol, who invented the world's first fully operational steam... (read more)

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The Silent War
The Silent War
by John Pina Craven
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The Cold War was the first major conflict between superpowers in which victory and defeat were unambiguously determined without the firing of a shot. Without the shield of a strong, silent deterrent or the intellectual sword of espionage beneath the sea,... (read more)

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Sub: An Oral History of US Navy Submarines
Sub: An Oral History of US Navy Submarines
by Mark Roberts
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True tales of life and death as told by those who fought in the briny depths. From the undersea warfare of World War II through the Cold War stand-offs in the deep to the cutting-edge technology of the modern U.S. Navy, submarines have evolved into the... (read more)

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K-19
K-19
by Peter H Huchthausen
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The Soviet nuclear submarine K-19 was the pride of the Soviet Navy, but on July 4, 1961, during its maiden voyage to the North Atlantic for war games, it suddenly and unexpectedly developed a serious leak in one of the reactors. In a race against time... (read more)

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Blind Man's Bluff: The Untold Story of American Submarine Espionage
Blind Man's Bluff: The Untold Story of American Submarine Espionage
by Sherry Sontag
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For decades American submarines have roamed the depths in a dangerous battle for information and advantage in missions known only to a select few. Now, after six years of research, those missions are told in Blind Man's Bluff, a magnificent achievement... (read more)

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Red Star Rogue: The Untold Story of a Soviet Submarine's Nuclear Strike Attempt on the U.S.
Red Star Rogue: The Untold Story of a Soviet Submarine's Nuclear Strike Attempt on the U.S.
by Kenneth Sewell and Clint Richmond
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One of the great secrets of the Cold War, hidden for decades, is revealed at last. Early in 1968 a nuclear-armed Soviet submarine sank in the waters off Hawaii, hundreds of miles closer to American shores than it should have been. Compelling evidence,... (read more)

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The Terrible Hours: The Man Behind the Greatest Submarine Rescue in History
The Terrible Hours: The Man Behind the Greatest Submarine Rescue in History
by Peter Maas
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On the eve of World War II, America's newest submarine plunged helplessly to the North Atlantic bottom during a test dive. Miraculously, thirty-three crew members still survived. While their wives and girlfriends waited in nearly unbearable tension on... (read more)

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The American Turtle Submarine: The Best-Kept Secret of the American Revolution
The American Turtle Submarine: The Best-Kept Secret of the American Revolution
by Arthur Lefkowitz
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The world's first submarine was used during the American Revolution. While other men his age supported the country with muskets, Yale graduate David Bushnell sought the answer to one important question: how to defend America against the British Royal... (read more)

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Hitler's U-Boat War: The Hunters, 1939-1942
Hitler's U-Boat War: The Hunters, 1939-1942
by Clay Blair
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Clay Blair's best-selling naval classic Silent Victory: The U.S. Submarine War Against Japan, is regarded as the definitive account of that decisive phase of the war in the Pacific. Nine years in the making, Hitler's U-boat War is destined to become the... (read more)

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Scorpion Down: Sunk by the Soviets, Buried by the Pentagon: The Untold Story Ofthe USS Scorpion
Scorpion Down: Sunk by the Soviets, Buried by the Pentagon: The Untold Story Ofthe USS Scorpion
by Ed Offley
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One Navy admiral called it “one of the greatest unsolved sea mysteries of our era.” The U.S. Navy officially describes it an inexplicable accident. For decades, the real story of the disaster eluded journalists, historians, and the family... (read more)

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Disasters of the Deep: A Comprehensive Survey of Submarine Accidents and Disasters
Disasters of the Deep: A Comprehensive Survey of Submarine Accidents and Disasters
by Edwyn Gray
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First published in 1986 as Few Survived and back by popular demand in a revised and updated edition, this book presents a comprehensive account of every peacetime submarine disaster from 1774 to the sinking of the Kursk in 2000. Noted naval historian... (read more)

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