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Fatal dive : solving the World War II mystery of the USS Grunion

Author: Peter F Stevens
Publisher: Washington, DC : Regnery History, [2012]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines one of the enigmas of WWII, the fate of the submarine USS Grunion that vanished without a trace in 1942 carrying a crew of 70 men and the Navy's new top-secret MK 14 torpedoes.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter F Stevens
ISBN: 9781596987678 1596987677
OCLC Number: 698332802
Description: xiv, 256 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The crew of the USS Grunion --
"We've got a target" --
An unconventional course --
The submariner --
"Into the thick of things" --
Battle stations --
The enemy awaiting them --
A mysterious message --
"As we waited for the end" --
"Missing and presumed lost" --
Making do with less --
A chart, a clue, and a chance meeting --
Logistics of a long shot --
"We haven't seen the worst of it yet" --
"That looks like a sub" --
"Don't let your desire for this to be the right target fool you" --
By land, sea, and air --
"There she is" --
From bow to stern --
"The wanted to be found" --
There one moment, gone the next.
Other Titles: Solving the World War II mystery of the USS Grunion
Responsibility: by Peter F. Stevens.

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No radio distress call ever crackled from the USS "Grunion" submarine--in 1942, under the fog of World War II, she simply vanished without a trace. In his new book, Stevens finally lays to rest one  Read more...

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