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The Ice Diaries: The Untold Story of the Cold War's Most Daring Mission

The Ice Diaries: The Untold Story of the Cold War's Most Daring Mission

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by William Anderson, Roger Mueller
     
 

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The Ice Diaries tells the incredible true story of Captain William R. Anderson and his crew's harrowing, top-secret mission aboard the USS Nautilus, the world's first nuclear-powered submarine.  Bristling with newly declassified, never-before-published information, The Ice Diaries takes listeners on a dangerous journey beneath the vast,

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The Ice Diaries tells the incredible true story of Captain William R. Anderson and his crew's harrowing, top-secret mission aboard the USS Nautilus, the world's first nuclear-powered submarine.  Bristling with newly declassified, never-before-published information, The Ice Diaries takes listeners on a dangerous journey beneath the vast, unexplored Arctic ice cap during the height of the Cold War.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781598593600
Publisher:
Oasis Audio
Publication date:
08/25/2008
Edition description:
Unabridged
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 5.50(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author


William R. Anderson graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1942 and served in the United States Navy until 1962.  He participated in eleven World War II submarine combat patrols in the Pacific and was awarded the Bronze Star and other combat awards.  Anderson was the commanding officer of the Nautilus, the first atomic submarine, from 1957 to 1959.  He also served as assistant to Vice Admiral H.G. Rickover; was a consultant to President Kennedy for the National Service Corps, 1963; and was elected to four terms in the U.S. Congress.  Before his death in 2007, he was a resident of Leesburg, Virginia.

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