Scorpion Down by Ed Offley
Sunk by the Soviets, Buried by the Pentagon: The Untold Story of the USS Scorpion

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Blind Man's Bluff meets The Hunt for Red October in the shocking untold story of an American submarine torpedoed at the height of the Cold War--and the decades long cover-up that followed

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Award-winning narrator RICHARD FERRONE is a lawyer-turned-actor who spent eight years with the Tony Award-winning Trinity Repertory and then Tony Randall's National Actors Theatre. He has appeared on several popular TV series including Law & Order and Against the Law. ED OFFLEY has been a military reporting specialist for 25 years. A Pulitzer Prize nominee, he has written about aspects of the Scorpion story for leading military journals and is the acknowledged expert on the topic. Offley has appeared on numerous television and radio shows to discuss military and defense issues and has covered military operations and exercises in 18 countries. He served in the U.S. Navy in Vietnam and lives in Panama City Beach, Florida.
Published April 20, 2007 by Basic Books. 482 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, War, Professional & Technical, Biographies & Memoirs, Travel. Non-fiction

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The U.S.S. Scorpion SSN 589, a 99-man fast attack submarine, sank 400 miles southwest of the Azores on May 22, 1968, a time during the Cold War when the Soviet Navy was expanding and becoming more agg

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