The Terrible Hours

A book for all seasons
by Peter Maas | History |
ISBN: 9780060194802 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingGoryDetailswing of Nashua, New Hampshire USA on 10/15/2019
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Journal Entry 1 by wingGoryDetailswing from Nashua, New Hampshire USA on Tuesday, October 15, 2019
I got this fair-condition paperback at a local Savers thrift store, and was glad of another release copy. It's a fascinating account of the sinking of the submarine Squalus in 1939, and of the race to attempt to rescue the trapped crew. Instrumental in the rescue was Swede Momson, who had been working on a variety of safety and rescue gear specifically for such situations. A wonderful, tense account - not for the claustrophobic!

[There's a 2001 TV-movie based on the book.]

Journal Entry 2 by wingGoryDetailswing at Middlesex Rd (see notes) in Tyngsboro, Massachusetts USA on Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Released 3 mos ago (10/16/2019 UTC) at Middlesex Rd (see notes) in Tyngsboro, Massachusetts USA

WILD RELEASE NOTES:

I left this book on top of a gas pump at the Border convenience-store-and-gas-station at 383 Middlesex; hope someone enjoys it!

[See other recent releases in MA here.]

*** Released for the 2019 Tick Tock release challenge. ***

*** Released for the 2019 Movie release challenge. ***

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