The White House stated that the NR-1 nuclear submarine was officially created to explore "the diverse species of marine life." Now, nearly 40 years later, the truth is told by one of the 12 crewmembers who manned the sub's first Cold War mission. of photos.The White House stated that the NR-1 nuclear submarine was officially created to explore "the diverse species of marine life." Now, nearly 40 years later, the truth is told by one of the 12 crewmembers who manned the sub's first Cold War mission. of photos.Read Less
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Good + 9" 243 pages. "It was impossibly expensive, extraordinaily dangerous, and completely unarmed. The U.S. Navy's state-of-the-art NR-1 submarine ws the Cold War's most closely guarded--and revolutionary--secret. In 1966, after the U.S. almost lost a hydrogen bomb off the coast of Spain, Admiral Hyman Richover--father of the nuclear navy--outmaneuvered Congress and steamed full speed ahead on his brainchild: a spy-and-recovery submarine with a miniature nuclear reactor that could navigate the ocean floor for weeks at a time. But such depths would also cut off the crew should rescue become necessary. Now, for the first time, the triumphs and near disasters of the supersecret NR-1 are told through first-person accounts by its original crew members--including coauthor Lee Vyborny--who dared go where no men had gone before." Text is clean and tight. Cover has minor creasing.
Very Good in Very Good-dust jacket; Some smudges to page edges. Some stains to top of book cover as well as inside of DJ. Still a nice copy. 0451207777. Includes archival quality DJ cover. NOT an ex-library. All books expertly packed and shipped promptly. Selling Used and Rare Books since 1948 and online since 1997.; 9.24 X 6.38 X 0.95 inches; 243 pages.
Fine in fine dust jacket. New American Library, New York, NY, 2003. 1st Edition, 1st Printing, Fine/Fine, Hard Cover, Size=6.5"x9.5", 242pgs(Index). Clean, bright and tight. No ink names, tears, chips, foxing, etc. Price unclipped. ISBN 0451207777 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES ALL ARE WELL PACKED WITH CARE!
As New in As New dust jacket. 0451207777. Tight, clean and crisp. The book appears unread and looks New. No inscriptions. No remainder mark. Not price clipped. Not ex-library. Protected in a new Mylar cover. As New.; 9.24 X 6.38 X 0.95 inches; 256 pages.
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