Nuclear Submarine Disasters
-- Some of the modern world's most devastating disasters are profiled -- The reforms and improvements that grew out of these tragedies are explained and put in perspective -- Historically accurate, compelling accounts -- Selected titles contain quotes from eyewitnesses Learn about two American submarines that sank in the 1960s and the Russian submarine Kursk in 2000.
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