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by Tandem Library
Written in English
Buy The Terrible Hours by Peter Maas from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Pages: Get this from a library! The terrible hours: the man behind the greatest submarine rescue in history. [Peter Maas] -- The story of the rescue of America's newest submarine, Squalus, from the North Atlantic on the eve of World War II. Thirty-three crew miraculously survived .
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In addition The Terrible Hours over-reaches in claiming for Momsen several innovations he adopted from other sources and portrays Momsen as somewhat larger than life than he needs to be.
The book also lacks in for example good charts and illustration which are really essential to the non sub mariner as well as providing an index and bibliography which all serious histories should/5(). The book The Terrible Hours, written by Terrible Hours book Maas describes the submarine Squalus.
The Submarine the Squalus was the newest American submarine during WWII. The word Squalus means Sailfish. The submarine could hold roughly men.
In The Terrible Hours Maas explains some of the tests that the submarine has to go through to be used/5. The Terrible Hours does an excellent job at informing you of the history of the development of the tools and techniques that were used by Momsen and his crew to rescue the 33 survivors of the doomed (without Momsen) sub.
Not given near the coverage of Squalus rescue, but propbably an achievment that saved much more than 33 lives, was Momsen's /5().
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Though ostensibly about the first successful deep water submarine rescue in American History, "The Terrible Hours" is really the heoric story of Swede Momson, the dedicated U.S. Naval officer who overcame reams of red tape and mountains of bureaucratic ineptitude to develop the equipment that allowed the successful operation to take place.5/5(5).
Maas also captures the unassuming and unfailing courage of the rescuers who fight inadequate equipment, foul weather and fate itself. The Terrible Hours is adventure of the most terrifying kind because it recounts a reality most of us could never endure.” – Jerry Saperstein “This book is a MUST read for anyone interested in U.S.
Navy history. The Terrible Hours is a revised version of his first book, The Rescuer, written in the mids. "It sold about copies," he said recently.
"At that time, nobody was interested in a submarine that went down in '". Buy The Terrible Hours New edition by Maas, Peter (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(61).
The Terrible Hours The Man Behind the Greatest Submarine Rescue in History. By Maas, PeterHarpercollins ISBN Hardcover, pages. Descripton: Describes the incredible rescue of 33 men of the U.S.
submarine Squalus, which sank during a test dive off the coast of New England, coming to rest on the seabed feet underwater. 'The Terrible Hours' is happening all over again." Neither of us had ever forgotten this book. Peter Maas does a terrific job of recounting Swede Momsen's career in the context of this spectacular rescue.
You don't need to be interested in submarines or the Navy - just in what can be accomplished with creativity, persistence, and heroism. /5(). The Terrible Hours: The Greatest Submarine Rescue in History by Peter Maas English | MP3 | MB. On the eve of World War II, the Squalus, America’s newest submarine, plunged into the North Atlantic.
Miraculously, thirty-three crew members still survived. While their loved ones waited in unbearable. Buy The Terrible Hours: The Man Behind the Greatest Submarine Rescue in History by Peter Maas online at Alibris.
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Maas writes in a dramatic, novelistic style in which remarks and conversations recollected from 60 years ago are treated throughout as exact quotations. The Terrible Hours May held a nasty threat of war and while some hoped it would not happen, the men of the Portsmouth Naval Yard saw the clouds.
On the 23rd the Navy's newest submarine, the Squalus, went to sea for final trials before she was to be sent into the Atlantic to eventually hunt U-boats. Originally published: 1st ed. New York: HarperCollins, Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA Boxid_2Pages: The Terrible Hours reader reviews and comments, and links to write your own review (Page 1 of 1).
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