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Title:
Fatal dive : solving the World War II mystery of the USS Grunion
Author:
Stevens, Peter F., 1955-
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Publication Information:
Washington, D.C. : Regnery Publishing, [2012]

©2012
Physical Description:
xiv, 256 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates ; 24 cm
Summary:
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.
General Note:
"Regnery history."
Language:
English
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.
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ISBN:
9781596987678
Format :
Book

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