After Pearl Harbor, Captain Richardson is given command of a submarine with instructions to destroy Japanese shipping in the Pacific. Richardson's missions go well at first, but when he takes on the infamous Japanese destroyer nicknamed Bungo Pete, a terrifying game of cat and mouse ensues. From the training of the crew right through to the breath-taking climax, this is a novel that reeks authenticity. Based on true events experienced by the author during World War II, this story will have fans of Tom Clancy and Lothar-Gunther Buchheim gripped from start to finish. 'If ever a book had a ring of reality, this is it' - New York Times
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Edward L. Beach graduated from the US Navy's submarine school in December 1941, two weeks after Pearl Harbor. He commanded submarines in the Pacific throughout the rest of the war. His first novel, Run Silent Run Deep, became an immediate bestseller, and was later made into a Hollywood blockbuster. He is now retired and lives in Washington D.C.
Run Silent, Run Deep by Edward L. Beach
Edward L. Beach
Cassell Military Paperbacks
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