Now available in A format, a breathtaking adventure story about the NR-1, one of America's most secret Cold War weapons One of the most closely guarded mysteries of the Cold War is revealed in this book. The fast-paced adventure narrative follows the creation, construction and clandestine Cold War operations of the smallest nuclear-powered sub in the US Navy, a one-of-a-kind ship so secret that it wasn't even given a name. It is a true story of covert operations, imminent danger, personal bravery, technological wonder and historic discovery in a deep underwater environment never before patrolled by mankind. Lee Vyborny developed and served on the NR-1 and is uniquely qualified to write about the smallest Cold War warrior of them all, whose very existence was denied for years and whose missions have never been Discussed, and the rich and varied characters associated with her.
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Lee Vyborny has been involved with the US Navy submarine force for more than 30 years, serving aboard a fast attack submarine and being chosen as one of the original 12 crew on the NR-1. He was an instructor at the Nuclear Power Training Unit in Windsor, Connecticut, and a navy diver. He later became a design and production engineer at the Electric Boat Division of General Dynamics, and a programme manager for the development and production of navigations equipment at Sperry Marine Systems. Now retired, he lives in Virginia. Don Davis has written 11 books, three of which have become New York Times bestsellers, most recently The Last Man on the Moon with Apollo 17 Commander Gene Cernan. As a news correspondent for 20 years, he covered stories ranging from the Vietnam war to the White House.
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Book Description Ebury Press, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0091887887