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Striker's Men is a novel incorporating historic events into the war patrols of a ficticious submarine, USS Striker. It further describes the intense romance of Lt. Rhett with his future bride in Freemantle, Australia, wartime homeport of the submarine.
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Captain Charles W. Rush, Jr. USN (Ret.) graduated from the US Naval Academy in 1941 and first saw combat aboard a destroyer in the South Pacific. When his ship returned to Pearl Harbor, he volunteered for submarine duty. He survived seven war patrols in the submarines Thresher and Bluefish.
Post-war statisticians revealed that the Navy lost one submarine for every in five war patrols.
Captain Rush is retired in South Florida.Review:
A true masterwork of the men of the submarine service and the women who waited for them. -- Captain Fred B. Clarke, USN, Ret.
Learn what it takes to fight a war from under the sea. Captain Rush knows submarines and combat. -- Fred H. Rainbow, Editor-in-Chief, U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings
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Book Description O'Meara Ink, 1994. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0963566113
Book Description O'Meara Ink, 1994. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110963566113
Book Description O'Meara Ink. Hardcover. Condition: New. 0963566113 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW99.2084005