Submarine by Tom Clancy
A Guided Tour Inside a Nuclear Warship (Tom Clancy's Military Referenc)

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Only the author of The Hunt for Red October could capture the reality of life aboard a nuclear submarine. Only a writer of Clancy’s magnitude could obtain security clearance for information, diagrams, and photographs never before available to the public. Now, every civilian can enter this top secret world and experience the drama and excitement of this stunning technological achievement…the weapons, the procedures, the people themselves…the startling facts behind the fiction that made Tom Clancy a #1 bestseller.Submarine includes:Exclusive photographs, illustrations, and diagramsMock war scenarios and weapons launch proceduresAn inside look at life on board, from captain to crew, from training exercises to operationsThe fascinating history and evolution of submarinesPLUS: Tom Clancy’s controversial views on submariner tactics and training methods






 

About Tom Clancy

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Tom Clancy is the world's favorite international thriller author. Starting with "The Hunt For Red October", all of Mr. Clancy's books have hit #1 on the "New York Times" bestseller list. Mr. Clancy lives in Maryland and owns an interest in the Baltimore Orioles.
 
Published January 28, 2009 by Berkley. 368 pages
Genres: History, War, Professional & Technical, Computers & Technology, Science & Math, Education & Reference, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense. Non-fiction

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But fans of human-interest also will find that's engaging here, as the author notes, for example, that life aboard the Miami is akin to "a combination of living in an oversized motor home and summer camp," with no privacy but much esprit de corps, where sleep deprivation is a major problem but di...

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