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Ship of gold

Author: Thomas B Allen; Norman Polmar
Publisher: New York : Macmillan, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In 1945 the U.S. submarine Tigerfish mistakenly torpedoed and sank a Japanese merchant ship. Reportedly carrying supplies to Allied POWs, the ship had been granted safe passage, but it was actually a cunning ruse devised by a powerful secret society to transport tons of gold out of Japan under the very eyes of the enemy. Some thirty years later the captain of the Tigerfish is murdered in Washington, D.C. As the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas B Allen; Norman Polmar
ISBN: 0025979809 9780025979802
OCLC Number: 14355099
Description: xiii, 273 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Thomas B. Allen and Norman Polmar.

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"In 1945 the U.S. submarine Tigerfish mistakenly torpedoed and sank a Japanese merchant ship. Reportedly carrying supplies to Allied POWs, the ship had been granted safe passage, but it was actually a cunning ruse devised by a powerful secret society to transport tons of gold out of Japan under the very eyes of the enemy. Some thirty years later the captain of the Tigerfish is murdered in Washington, D.C. As the CIA launches its investigation into his death, a race to raise the ship and recover its treasure begins, which mounts to an international incident involving the United States, China the Soviet Union and Japan."--book jacket

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