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This is a fascinating book, and well worth the read!
Conclusions: SCORPION sank to crush depth with the pressure hull still intact because of an onboard problem (the battery explosions) the crew could not overcome.
In a court of law, every single bit of "evidence" presented by Mr. Offley would be considered not just circumstantial, but in fact "hearsay" evidence.
The sinking of the Scorpion has clearly explained by Engineer and Scientist John Craven who was originally in charge of locating her. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Capt. Mitch
I have only read portions of this absolutely true book, and KNOW that the conclusions are COMPLETLY TRUE. Take for instance, the pictuer of the SAIL portion of the SCORPION. Read morePublished 3 months ago by william l rhoades
Ludicrous and fanciful conclusions. Bases much information on a soviet officer's ravings. This tragedy occurred due to the same ib built flaws that took the USS Thresher. Read morePublished 3 months ago by panda princess
Sad, book goes to show us how corrupt our government truly is at the cost of all that were lost and the cover up of it all.Published 4 months ago by Smokinporter
Ed Offley's documentation is to be admired. A journeyman's effort in researching this book. I was in submarine service from 1962-68, a period which covered both nuclear subs'... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Robert L. Hunzeker
Well documented. Good account of the search. Good account of the events leding up to the sinking and subsequent events.Published 5 months ago by Ronald J Brawders
Written like novel you can't put down. Well researched and footnoted with many personal interviews. Ed makes a good case.Published 7 months ago by John C. Frothingham
I was recently reminded of watching the movie das Boot many years ago. A follow up, doing a little research on U-505 (caught on the surface and presently on display in Chicago) led... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Pete Allenbach