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The Terrible Hours
The Man Behind the Greatest Submarine Rescue in History
By Maas, Peter
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 250 feet underwater.
- This book has been translated into other languages.
From the uboat.net review: This is a minute-by-minute account of the events surrounding the accident that brought the Squalus to rest on the ocean floor off the New England coast in 1939, combined with an overview of the work of Charles Bowers Momsen (generally known as ...