Beneath the Waves: The Life and Navy of Capt. Edward L. by Edward F. Finch

By Edward F. Finch

One of the U.S. army s top recognized submarine officials, Capt. Edward L. seashore, loved repute either as a bestselling writer and as a hugely embellished naval officer. now not lengthy after the luck of his first novel Run Silent, Run Deep, which was once later made right into a significant function movie, he commanded the 1st submarine to circumnavigate the globe submerged. in the course of global battle II, seashore earned ten for gallantry, together with the army pass, whereas on twelve wrestle patrols within the Pacific. Following the conflict, he turned the general public face of the submarine neighborhood and served as an aide to the 1st chairman of the Joint Chiefs of employees and to President Dwight D. Eisenhower. all of the whereas, he endured to jot down books, a complete of ten, together with 3 novels, earlier than his loss of life in 2002.

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