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The terrible hours: the man behind the greatest submarine rescue in history

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HarperCollins Publishers,
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1st ed.
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On the eve of World War II, the Squalus, America's newest submarine, plunged into the North Atlantic. Miraculously, thirty-three crew members still survived. While their loved ones waited in unbearable tension on shore, their ultimate fate would depend upon one man, U.S. Navy officer Charles "Swede" Momsen -- an extraordinary combination of visionary, scientist, and man of action. In this thrilling true narrative, prize-winning author Peter Maas brings us in the vivid detail a moment-by-moment account of the disaster and the man at its center. Could he actually pluck those men from a watery grave? Or had all his pioneering work been in vain?

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subject_facet Diving bells -- United States, Falcon (Salvage ship), Search and rescue operations -- New Hampshire, Squalus (Submarine)
title_display The terrible hours : the man behind the greatest submarine rescue in history
title_full The terrible hours : the man behind the greatest submarine rescue in history / Peter Maas
title_short The terrible hours :
title_sub the man behind the greatest submarine rescue in history
topic_facet Diving bells, Search and rescue operations