Blind Man's Bluff

Blind Man's Bluff

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Includes a new afterword describing submariners' responses and reactions and a new appendix of all award-winning subs honored for service in Cold War espionage operations.With 16 pages of black-and-white photos
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Product details

  • Paperback | 544 pages
  • 109.22 x 170.18 x 30.48mm | 276.69g
  • HarperCollins
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • figs., plans and maps on 28 plates.
  • 006103004X
  • 9780061030048
  • 496,944

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"Brilliant . . . Full of hair-raising stories of men in peril under the sea."-- "Wall Street Journal""With materials combed from newspaper reports, American and Soviet archives, and the testimonies of officers and servicemen that could come forward only with the end of the Cold War, "Blind Man's Bluff" looks at one of the hottest theaters of that era--the ocean depths, and how submarines have been used by both the navy and the CIA to gather intelligence and launch covert operations . . ." -- "Kirkus Reviews, " starred review"A compelling study of magnificent men and spying machines."-- "New York Times Book Review""A long overdue, well deserved tribute to those unsung heroes of the U.S. Navy's ?silent service' with whom I was privileged to serve."-- Lt. Cmdr. Roy H. Boehm, USN (ret.), creator of the U.S. Navy Seal Teams and author of "First Seal""A real-life "Hunt For Red October.""-- "New York Times""From page one, it reads like a novel. How they uncovered all this stuff is remarkable."-- Don Imus"The most comprehensive look at the work of these intrepid sailors . . . A celebration of their ingenuity and valor."-- "Baltimore Sun"Reads like an adventure novel, but it's all to real."-- Seyour M. Hersh, author of "The Dark Side of Camelot"The veterans of the 'Silent Service' are silent no more."-- John Lehman, former Secretary of the Navy, "Wall Street Journal
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About Sherry Sontag

Sherry Sontag arbeitet als investigative Journalistin für die New York Times und das National Law Journal. Mehr als sechs Jahre widmete sie der Recherche und dem Verfassen von Jagd unter Wasser. Christopher Drew ist mehrfach ausgezeichneter Redakteur der New York Times. Er veröffentlicht außerdem Beiträge in 'Chicago Tribune' und 'Wall Street Journal'.
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