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Undersea Stealth: Submarining in the Cold War: Memoirs of a Naval Officer T.J. Smith

Undersea Stealth: Submarining in the Cold War: Memoirs of a Naval Officer

T.J. Smith

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ISBN : 9781413762792
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Undersea Stealth details the authoras life as a midshipman at the U.S. Naval Academyamountains of rules and regulations and intense academics, interspersed with pranks and humor. He describes his tours in destroyers, including an evocative account ofMoreUndersea Stealth details the authoras life as a midshipman at the U.S. Naval Academyamountains of rules and regulations and intense academics, interspersed with pranks and humor. He describes his tours in destroyers, including an evocative account of a world cruise, and his career in submarines during the Cold War. This dramatic account chronicles a submerged collision with another submarine, being trapped on the ocean floor, a major onboard fire, and a ahot-runninga torpedo. These incidents are offset by happier events, such as the honor of receiving command of a submarine and spending Christmas dinner in Monaco with the royal family. A former chief of naval operations explains: aAn interesting personal account through the varied tours of a career submarine officer during the challenging years of the Cold War, replete with firsthand experiences and sea stories, and leaving no doubt as to the authoras philosophy and views on often controversial topics and issues.a