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The silent war : the Cold War battle beneath the sea

Author: John P Craven
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers a glimpse at the Cold War submarine conflict, and provides a behind-the-scenes look at the exploits and operations that successfully preserved peace during some of the most unsettled years in the twentieth century.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: John P Craven
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John P Craven
ISBN: 0684872137 9780684872131
OCLC Number: 45630149
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 304 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: In Peril Under the Sea --
Design for Deterrence --
A Calculus of Terror --
An Oracle in Washington --
Out of the Deep to Target, Perfect --
War and Peace: Some Like It Hot --
Fail-Safe --
Triumph to Tragedy --
The Deep Submergence Rescue Vehicle --
Spooked --
Humans As Marine Mammals --
The Fisherman's Friend --
The Tide of Destiny --
Two-and-Twenty--The Aquatic Circus --
The Hunt for Red September: A Tale of Two Submarines --
Pensate Profundus --
MIT Days --
A Sea Lawyer in Hawaii --
The Man Who Was Not There.
Responsibility: John Piña Craven.
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The nuclear submarines that carried Polaris missiles kept the peace during the most dangerous years of the century, but there were many harrowing episodes the public never knew. This enthralling  Read more...

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