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Blind Mans Bluff [Japanese Edition] (Volume # 1) Sherry Sontag

Blind Mans Bluff [Japanese Edition] (Volume # 1)

Sherry Sontag

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ISBN : 9784102900123
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Little is known--and less has been published--about American submarine espionage during the Cold War. These submerged sentinels silently monitored the Soviet Unions harbors, shadowed its subs, watched its missile tests, eavesdropped on itsMoreLittle is known--and less has been published--about American submarine espionage during the Cold War. These submerged sentinels silently monitored the Soviet Unions harbors, shadowed its subs, watched its missile tests, eavesdropped on its conversations, and even retrieved top-secret debris from the bottom of the sea. In an engaging mix of first-rate journalism and historical narrative, Sherry Sontag, Christopher Drew, and Annette Lawrence Drew describe what went on. Most of the stories in Blind Mans Bluff have never been told publicly, they write, and none have ever been told in this level of detail. Among their revelations is the most complete accounting to date of the 1968 disappearance of the U.S.S. Scorpion- the story of how the Navy located a live hydrogen bomb lost by the Air Force- and a plot by the CIA and Howard Hughes to steal a Soviet sub. The most interesting chapter reveals how an American sub secretly tapped Soviet communications cables beneath the waves. Blind Mans Bluff is a compelling book about the courage, ingenuity, and patriotism of Americas underwater spies. --John J. Miller