|Title:||All Hands Down: The True Story of the Soviet Attack on the USS Scorpion|
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|Publisher:||Pocket Star; Reprint edition (July 28, 2009)|
What really happened to the USS Scorpion? May 1968: An American submarine is sent to investigate suspicious Soviet ships gathered in the mid-Atlantic. No one aboard the USS Scorpion was aware of the trap they rode into – that the Soviets planned revenge for the mysterious sinking of a Russian sub two months befor. r that a traitor has been supplying the KGB with the US Navy’s top-secret codes
What really happened to the USS Scorpion? May 1968: An American submarine. A Cold War disaster that took ninety-nine lives, and was denied for forty years. What really happened to the USS Scorpion? May 1968: An American submarine is sent to investigate suspicious Soviet ships gathered in the mid-Atlantic. r that a traitor has been supplying the KGB with the US Navy’s top-secret codes.
All Hands Down shows how the Soviet plan was executed and explains why the truth of the attack has been officially denied for forty years. Sewell and Preisler debunk various official explanations for the tragedy and bring to life the personal stories of some of the men who were lost when Scorpion went to the bottom. This book purports to debunk that theory. The authors' claim is that Scorpion was deliberately sunk by the Soviet Navy in retaliation for the loss of K-129 which they believed was lost due to an undersea collision with another US Navy nuclear submarine, USS Swordfish. The authors contend that the Soviets laid a trap for Scorpion and sunk her via a helicopter-launched torpedo just off the Azores.
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ru - Forty years ago, in May 1968, the submarine USSScorpionsank in mysterious circumstances with a loss of ninety-nine lives. The tragedy occurred during the height of the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union, and it followed by only weeks the sinking of a Soviet sub near Hawaii.
Soon after a junior officer at submarine communication sold secrets to the Soviets enabling them to decipher coded American submarine communications, a Soviet missile sub on a mission near Hawaii sank with all hands in February 1968. Two weeks later, a spy reported that a damaged . submarine had arrived in Japan. Soviet files reveal and interviews confirm that high Soviet officials believed it had deliberately sunk their vessel.
Forty years ago, in May 1968, the submarine USS Scorpion sank in mysterious circumstances with a loss of 99 lives. The tragedy occurred during the height of the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union. Now, drawing on hours of exclusive interviews as well as recently declassified United States and Soviet intelligence files, Kenneth Sewell and Jerome Preisler explain what really happened to Scorpion. When a Soviet sub mysteriously sank near Hawaii, hundreds of miles from its normal station, Soviet naval leaders mistakenly believed that a . submarine was to blame.
Sewell gives us another conspiracy theory to connect with his fictional Red Star Rogue title regarding the loss of USS Scorpion in '68. Here, instead of the evil Adropov, we get the evil Gorshkov who unilaterally decides to get revenge for the loss of K-129 by sinking Scorpion, with the help of the traitor Walker. No documentation, no proof. Just vague statements; "a high placed intelligence official who was sworn to secrecy" Convenient Kenny. the belief that the . had been involved in the sinking (some months earlier) of a Soviet ballistic missile sub in the Pacific, just north of Hawaii. Please refer to the book "Red Star Rogue" by the same author.
In March 1968, a Soviet sub mysteriously sank near Hawaii, hundreds of miles from its normal station. Mistakenly believing that the . was responsible, the Soviets plotted revenge. Using a valuable cryptographic unit that had been stolen from a . intelligence ship to intercept classified naval communications, the Russians set a trap for the Scorpion. Bringing to life the personal stories of some of the Scorpion’s crew and their families, this engrossing true story is more exciting than any novel.