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Scorpion down : sunk by the Soviets, buried by the Pentagon : the untold story of the USS Scorpion

Author: Edward Offley
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers a detailed view of the U.S.S. Scorpion, a nuclear submarine, and its sinking on Memorial Day, 1968, by a Soviet submarine, the exact circumstances of which were covered up by the United States government.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Offley
ISBN: 9780465051854 0465051855
OCLC Number: 82367917
Description: xiv, 482 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: 1 "We May Have Lost a Submarine" 1 --
2 The Old Admiral's Revelation 27 --
3 The Sports Car of Ships 53 --
4 The Secret War 83 --
5 The Russians Are Coming 109 --
6 Leaving Home 143 --
7 A Soviet Submarine Vanishes 165 --
8 The Last Voyage 179 --
9 A Twisted, Shiny Piece of Metal 211 --
10 What Were They Trying to Hide? 241 --
11 Burn Before You Read 281 --
12 The Fatal Triangle 317 --
13 With Maximum Punishment 349 --
USS Scorpion Search Roster 393 --
USS Scorpion Chronology of Events 399.
Responsibility: Ed Offley.
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Offers a detailed view of the U.S.S. Scorpion, a nuclear submarine, and its sinking on Memorial Day, 1968, by a Soviet submarine, the exact circumstances of which were covered up by the United States government.

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