The Soviets continued to surprise the world with submarines that boggled the mind. But submarines couldn’t save the Bolshevik fantasy.
It’s the 1970s and early 1980s and the Soviets are giving NATO a run for their money.
It’s the 1960s. While the Soviets were upping their submarine game, the Americans maxed out their own subs’ espionage potential.
On October 27, 1962, amid the Cuban Missile Crisis, one submarine almost started Armageddon.
While the USSR flushed the seas with submarines, in the USA one Hyman G. Rickover pushed the US Navy into nuclear submarines and set up USS Nautilus to traverse the North Pole. Meanwhile, the Soviets had their own breakthroughs – SBBNs, ICBMs...
From the ashes of World War II rose the two new big boys on the block: the USSR and the United States. And they both knew that submarines would play a pivotal role in any World War III…
Yes, submarines can help end wars – when used properly. No, not you, Dönitz! Plus, a bone-chilling story.
The incredible war stories of Dudley Morton and Robert O’Kane exemplified how much the US submarine fleet in the Pacific changed in war.
While things took a turn for the worse for Karl Dönitz and his U-boats in the Atlantic, in the Pacific the US Silent Service was now lead by one Charles Lockwood, who desired to choke Japan into submission.
Just when Karl Dönitz thinks he is finally winning the Battle of the Atlantic, the Allies deliver a stunning blow.