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Polmar, Norman; White, Michael - Project Azorian - 9781591146681 - V9781591146681
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Project Azorian

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Description for Project Azorian Paperback. In early August 1974, despite incredible risks and after six years of secret preparations, the CIA attempted to salvage the sunken Soviet ballistic missile submarine K-129 from the depths of the North Pacific Ocean. The audacious effort was undertaken with the cover of an undersea mining operation sponsored by eccentric billionaire Howard Hughes. Num Pages: 264 pages, , black & white illustrations, colour illustrations, black & white line drawings, black &. BIC Classification: JPV; TTM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 227 x 155 x 18. Weight in Grams: 476.
In early August 1974, despite incredible political, military and intelligence risks, and after six years of secret preparations, the CIA attempted to salvage the sunken Soviet ballistic missile submarine K-129 from the depths of the North Pacific Ocean. This audacious effort was carried out under the cover of an undersea mining operation sponsored by eccentric billionaire Howard Hughes. Azorian -incorrectly identified as Project Jennifer by the press- was the most ambitious ocean engineering endeavour ever attempted and can be compared to the 1969 moon landing for its level of technological achievement. Following the ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Naval Institute Press United States
Number of pages
264
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
Weight
475g
Number of Pages
264
Place of Publication
Annopolis, United States
ISBN
9781591146681
SKU
V9781591146681
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About Polmar, Norman; White, Michael
Norman Polmar is an internationally known analyst, consultant and award-winning author specialising in naval, aviation and intelligence issues. He has served for almost eleven years on the Secretary of the Navy's Research Advisory Committee (NRAC) and has written more than forty books, including nine editions of >em>The Naval Institute Guide to Ships and Aircraft of the U.S. Fleet. ... Read more

Reviews for Project Azorian
Here, the untold story of the CIA's Project Azorian is finally revealed after decades of secrecy.
The Washington Times This is a must read for all of you that were or wished you were in the exciting, dangerous, previously highly-classified, submarine component of the Cold War.
Naval Historical Foundation

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