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Going Berserk eTensions arextremely high throughout Makes you wonder if stuff like this really did happen Thank you very very muchI read a lot of books I have of late finished a 26 book series by another author I am xtremely pleased that I said to myself I think I ll try these Try may mean to see if something fits Believe me your three books on submarines fit to a tee I truly truly njoyed them ach for what it was and
the third for making it right My appreciation for your writing skill My only complaint is that they all three kept third for making it right My appreciation for your writing skill My only complaint is that they all three kept u Unfortunately despite the author s previous two books being pretty good this third book is another book where I found the main premise to be completely unbelievable That really made the whole story not work for me so I didn t njoy this book The writing was OK but the characters weren t particularly well drawn so sometimes I had a difficult time trying to keep track of who was who I wouldn t really recommend this book Autobiography and Other Writings even to someone who is interested in submarines there are much better books out there Very interestingWith fewxceptions this story could have happened US Attack Submarines have been shadowing g Russian sea craft since at least the 60 s Ours have always been slig. Ler craft since at least the 60 s Ours have always been slig. Ler xploded with a roarThe stricken submarine shuddered and slowed its interior utterly still filled with water as the Sharkfin coasted downward on a long planing descent into its interior utterly still filled with water as the Sharkfin coasted downward on a long planing descent into black seaIt was an unprovoked attack a deliberate act of aggression When Vice Admiral Mike Brannon of the US Navy received word that the wreck of the Sharkfin had been found with a gaping hole in its stern he could only conclude that the Soviets had without warning attacked and destroyed a US nuclear submarine He could not let the incident pass unretaliated Yet whatever steps he took he risked leading the two superpowers into a state of war If he informed the President it might take weeks for Congress to take action too long Whatever response. Scary scenarioIt well could of happened or something similar THAT WE WERE NEVER TOLD THE TRUTH ABOUT THE we were never told the truth about The cause of the submarines Scorpion and Thrashed come to mind great book seriesSorry to have finished the sub book series Being a retired snipe I njoyed the reading I was onboard a rescue salvage ship when the If You Lived During The 21st Century This Is Have To ReadWell written historical fiction that could be be really happened AND NEARLY DID If you don t read this you will regret it for the rest of your life Standoff political suspenseNot really a torpedo or submarine story The almost
#World Destruction Scenario Could #destruction scenario could have with land based missiles or bomber aircraft Still an ntertaining read Very good read although a little out of dateThe world leaders referenced in this book are very dated and conseuently sets a world stage about 20 30 years ago Aside from that distraction Torpedo is still a thought provoking and well written work of military fiction I will i Intense to the very ndThis book sort of reminded me a little bit of the movie Crimson Tide Although the stories are different the dge of your seat non stop drama adding in the fact that ach side sank another s sub. The USS Sharkfin was twelve hours out of the Strait of Gibraltar on course 278 degrees true destination New London The men on sonar watch weren’t listening for the approach of an Apocalyptic Cartography: Thematic Maps and the End of the World in a Fifteenth-Century Manuscript enemy They were primarily concerned with the sonar search patterns that were being beamed out ahead and toach side of the submarine’s bow There was a chance that the sonar operators might have heard the whining high pitched noise of a torpedo racing up the submarine’s wake but it was a remote chance The Sharkfin’s big seven bladed propeller was turning fast nough to drive the huge submarine at a steady twenty knots making just nough noise to almost muffle any sound that came from directly astern The torpedo zeroed in on the spinning propel. ,
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detection Interesting note that other than the USS Thresher in 1962 and the USS Scorpion in 1968 we haveInteresting note that other than the USS Thresher in 1962 and the USS Scorpion in 1968 we have lost a boat Neither of them released an ounce in 1968 we have not lost a boat Neither of them released an ounce radiation Admiral Rickover lived long Infamous enough to see the 100th nuke boat commissioned Never a Boat Skipper always anngineer Very peronavBlend to white hats and tough as nails on his officers there were many Ricky Rejects serving on fleet boats The interaction between fore and aft was real An attack had two crews and pretty much separated aboard and definitely on liberty We called the glow worms Recommend this book to any devotee of WWII and cold war history This is the last book of a TRILOGY ABOUT SUBMARINES UNLIKE MOST OF HOMEWOOD S BOOKS about submarines Unlike most of Homewood s books were about World War II submarines this book is about the Cold War Homewood is well Walled educated about the Silent Service and has written many books on the subject But I felt the plot of this story was a bit unrealistic that being said I didnjoy the book I found it to be xciting and loaded with action and suspenseI read this as an audiobook downloaded from Audible The book is six hours and twenty ight minutes Corey M Snow does a good job narrating the book Sno. Was to be made it had to be made decisively and immediatelyHarry Homewood author of Final Harbor and Silent Sea has written a novel of mounting tension; a story of today’s naval superpowers locked in a deadly battle that brings an unknowing world to the brink of nuclear holocaustHarry Homewood was a ualified submariner before he was seventeen years old having lied to the Navy about his age and serving in a little S boat in the old Asiatic Fleet After Pearl Harbor he reenlisted and made leven war patrols in the Southwest Pacific He later became Chicago Bureau Chief for Newsweek chief ditorial writer for the Chicago Sun Times and for leven years had his own weekly news program syndicated to thirty two PBS television station. .