Sherry Sontag

Books: History | War | Military

Blind Man's Bluff (1998) Christopher Drew

Blind Man's Bluff

Submarine espionage, from the start of submarines to the boomers and attack subs developed for the cold war. Incredible what they got away with and how they managed to keep it all a secret. They interviewed former sailors who were submariners during the cold war, and convinced many that now was the time for their stories to be heard. They even discuss the project to tap the Soviet deep sea communications link, and it becomes apparent that they U.S. military never really spent hundreds of dollars for toilet seats and wrenches, but was instead forced to pad their budget to cover the expenses of these super secret operations.