All Hands Down:The True Story of the Soviet Attack on the USS Scorpion-AUDIOBOOK/MP3
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All Hands Down:The True Story of the Soviet Attack on the USS Scorpion
- Narrated by: Malcolm Hillgartner
- Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
Forty years ago, in May 1968, the submarine USS Scorpion sank in mysterious circumstances with a loss of 99 lives. The tragedy occurred during the height of the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union. Now, drawing on hours of exclusive interviews as well as recently declassified United States and Soviet intelligence files, Kenneth Sewell and Jerome Preisler explain what really happened to Scorpion.
When a Soviet sub mysteriously sank near Hawaii, hundreds of miles from its normal station, Soviet naval leaders mistakenly believed that a U.S. submarine was to blame. Using a cryptographic unit acquired from the North Koreans to decipher classified Navy communications, they set a trap for revenge. All Hands Downexplains how the plan was executed and why the truth of the attack has been officially denied for 40 years.