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Blind Man's Bluff: The Untold Story Of American Submarine Espionage

By Christopher SherryDrew
Book Details
  • Author: Christopher SherryDrew
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Brand: PublicAffairs
  • Published: 1998-10-19
No Espionage Missions have been kept more secret than those involving American submarines. Now, after six years of research, journalist Sherry Sontag and reporter Christopher Drew finally reveal the exciting, epic story of adventure, ingenuity, courage and disaster beneath the sea. Blind Man's Bluff shows for the first time how the Navy sent submarines wired with self-destruct charges into the heart of Soviet seas to tap crucial underwater telephone cables. Sontag and Drew unveil new evidence that the Navy's own negligence might have been responsible for the loss of the USS Scorpion, a submarine that disappeared, all hands lost, thirty years ago. They disclose for the first time details of the bitter war between the CIA and the Navy and how it threatened to sabotage one of America's most important undersea missions.

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