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The Ice Diaries - Unabridged Audiobook on CD
Oasis Audio Llc / 2008 / Compact disc
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Captain William R. Anderson of the submarine USS Nautilus tells the newly declassified story of his ship's Cold War underwater adventure in the race beneath the polar ice pack. 9 CDs, Unabridged
The Ice Diaries tells the incredible true story of Captain William R. Anderson and his crew's harrowing, top-secret mission aboard the USS Nautilus, the world's first nuclear-powered submarine. Bristling with newly declassified, never-before-published information, The Ice Diaries takes listeners on a dangerous journey beneath the vast, unexplored Arctic ice cap during the height of the Cold War.
William R. Anderson graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1942 and served in the United States Navy until 1962. He participated in eleven World War II submarine combat patrols in the Pacific and was awarded the Bronze Star and other combat awards. Anderson was the commanding officer of the Nautilus, the first atomic submarine, from 1957 to 1959. He also served as assistant to Vice Admiral H.G. Rickover; was a consultant to President Kennedy for the National Service Corps, 1963; and was elected to four terms in the U.S. Congress. Before his death in 2007, he was a resident of Leesburg, Virginia.
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