March 7, 2017

Blind Man's Bluff: The Untold Story of American Submarine by Sherry Sontag, Christopher Drew

By Sherry Sontag, Christopher Drew

For many years American submarines have roamed the depths in a perilous conflict for info and virtue in missions identified merely to a choose few. Now, after six years of analysis, these missions are advised in Blind Man's Bluff, a powerful success in investigative reporting. It reads like a undercover agent mystery -- other than every thing in it's actual. this can be an epic of event, ingenuity, braveness, and catastrophe underneath the ocean, a narrative jam-packed with unforgettable characters who engineered bold missions to faucet the enemy's underwater communications cables and to shadow Soviet submarines. it's a tale of heroes and spies, of bravery and tragedy.

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