Two investigative reporters and a researcher tell the epic story of American espionage from the early Cold War Years to the Clinton Administration, showing how the Navy and CIA have used submarines to gather intelligence and launch covert operations. Includes new Afterword and 8-age photo insert. Syndicated NPR feature.Two investigative reporters and a researcher tell the epic story of American espionage from the early Cold War Years to the Clinton Administration, showing how the Navy and CIA have used submarines to gather intelligence and launch covert operations. Includes new Afterword and 8-age photo insert. Syndicated NPR feature.Read Less
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Deluxe Leather Edition. In Very Fine, As New Condition with Un-Cracked (Unread) Binding. No Ownership Markings. " Bound in Fine Genuine Leather, " 22kt gold-stamped spine accents " Distinctive raised spine hubs, " Intricate gilt stamped cover designs, "Specially milled acid-neutral paper, " Smyth-sewn pages, " Gilded page edges, " Permanent satin ribbon page-marker. Includes unused bookplate and the original Bill of Sale laid-in front cover. As New Condition-Over 750, 000 Internet Orders.
Fine. This beautiful, full-leather book features full-leather binding, a silk ribbon page marker, silk endpapers, and all edges gilt. Book is in near fine condition (faint wear to gilt on page edges). There is no attached bookplate, embossed seal, or writing in the book. No espionage missions--from the Cold War through the Clinton administration--have been kept more secret than those involving American submarines. Only the President and a select few have known of their existence, and they accomplished some of the most astonishing intelligence coups of the century. For five years, with the Navy aggressively trying to block them, New York Times investigative reporter Christopher Drew and veteran journalist Sherry Sontag have chased this exciting, epic story of adventure, ingenuity, courage, and patriotism beneath the sea--and of missions gone awry and long covered up by the military and the U.S. government. In this book they introduce us to the submariners and scientists who silently spent their careers hunting for enemy subs, undersea cables to tap, weapons lost on the ocean floor, and other subs that had gone down, their doomed crews aboard. They tell of medals awarded in secret and deaths disguised with disinformation. And they offer important new information and perspective to anyone interested in American naval history, the Cold War, or post-Cold War espionage. An important work of history that reads like a novel, Blind Man's Bluff is a tale with all the excitement of a Tom Clancy novel and all the tragedy of Das Boot.
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