Project Azorian : the CIA and the raising of the K-129 / Norman Polmar and Michael White.

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  • CIA and the raising of the K-129
Published
  • Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press c2010
Physical description
1 online resource (274 p.)
ISBN
  • 1-283-04957-0
  • 9786613049575
  • 1-61251-000-0
Notes
  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2011. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
  • English
  • Available in electronic full text to members of the University via the Library web catalogue.
Contents
  • CONTENTS; Perspective; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; ONE The Bubble; TWO Sailing on Combat Duty; THREE Two Submarines; FOUR A Series of Events; FIVE Finding the Target Object; SIX The Plan; SEVEN Get Ready, Get Set...; EIGHT The Lift; NINE The Bounty; TEN Exposure and Revelation; ELEVEN Conspiracies and Causes; TWELVE Failure and Frustration; Appendix A The Kamchatka Flotilla; Appendix B The Crew of the K-129; Appendix C The Submarine K-129; Appendix D The R-21/SS-N-5 Serb Missile; Appendix E The Submarine Halibut; Appendix F The Lift Ship Hughes Glomar Explorer
  • Appendix G The Capture VehicleAppendix H The Hughes Mining Barge No. 1; Notes; Book List; Index; Author Biographies
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  • Electronic books.
  • text
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  • English
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  • On July 21st, 1974, despite incredible risks, and after years of secret preparations, the CIA attempted to salvage the sunken Soviet ballistic missle submarine K-129 from the depths of the North Pacific Ocean. 'Azorian' was the code name for the most ambitious ocean engineering endeavour ever. This book explores the project.

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