The Resource October fury, Peter A. Huchthausen, (electronic resource)

October fury, Peter A. Huchthausen, (electronic resource)

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October fury
Title
October fury
Statement of responsibility
Peter A. Huchthausen
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Language
eng
Summary
Drama on the high seas as the world holds its breath It was the most spectacular display of brinkmanship in the Cold War era. In October 1962, President Kennedy risked inciting a nuclear war to prevent the Soviet Union from establishing missile bases in Cuba. The risk, however, was far greater than Kennedy realized. October Fury uncovers startling new information about the Cuban missile crisis and the potentially calamitous confrontation between US Navy destroyers and Soviet submarines in the Atlantic. Peter Huchthausen, who served as a junior ensign aboard one of the destroyers, reveals that a single shot fired by any US warship could have led to an immediate nuclear response from the Soviet submarines. This riveting account re-creates those desperate days of confrontation from both the American and Russian points of view and discloses detailed information about Soviet operational plans and the secret orders given to submarine commanders. It provides an engrossing, behind-the-scenes look at the technical and tactical functions of two great navies along with stunning portraits of the officers and sailors on both sides who were determined to do their duty even in the most extreme circumstances. As absorbing and detailed as a Tom Clancy novel, this real-life suspense thriller is destined to become a classic of naval literature
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Midwest
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1939-
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Huchthausen, Peter A.
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other
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Read by Grover Gardner
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Gardner, Grover
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  • Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962
  • Destroyers (Warships)
  • Submarines (Ships)
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adult
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October fury, Peter A. Huchthausen, (electronic resource)
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MWT11182641
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Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 47 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781481505734
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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digital.
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MWT11182641
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
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other
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11182641
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
October fury, Peter A. Huchthausen, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11182641
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 47 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781481505734
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11182641
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11182641
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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