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Stalking the Red Bear : The True Story of a U.S. Cold War Submarine's Covert Operations Against the Soviet Union
by Peter Sasgen


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"The thrilling untold story of Cold War submarine espionage and an inside look at the U.S. Navy's "Silent Service""
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"Stalking the Red Bear" for the first time ever describes the action principally from the perspective of a commanding officer of a "Sturgeon"-class nuclear submarine during the Cold War, taking readers closer to the Soviet target than any work on submarine espionage has ever done before.  Read more...


 
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Overview

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"The thrilling untold story of Cold War submarine espionage and an inside look at the U.S. Navy's "Silent Service""
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"Stalking the Red Bear" for the first time ever describes the action principally from the perspective of a commanding officer of a "Sturgeon"-class nuclear submarine during the Cold War, taking readers closer to the Soviet target than any work on submarine espionage has ever done before.

This is the untold true story of a covert submarine espionage operation against the Soviet Union. Few individuals outside the intelligence and submarine communities knew anything about these top-secret missions, and with good reason: the curtain of secrecy surrounding submarine operations, beginning in World War II, is nearly impenetrable.

Cloaking itself in virtual invisibility to avoid detection, this "Sturgeon"-class boat went sub versus sub deep within Soviet-controlled waters north of the Arctic Circle, where the risks were extraordinarily high and anything could happen. Readers will know what it was like to carry out a covert mission aboard a nuke and experience the sights, sounds, and dangers unique to submarining."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780312605537
  • ISBN-10: 0312605536
  • Publisher: Griffin
  • Publish Date: March 2010
  • Page Count: 297
  • Dimensions: 8.4 x 5.5 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.9 pounds


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Books > History > Military - Naval
Books > History > Military - United States
Books > History > Russia & the Former Soviet Union

 
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