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Author Calvert, James F., 1920-2009.
Title Silent running [electronic resource] : my years on a World War II attack submarine / James F. Calvert ; foreword by Edward L. Beach.
Published [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, Inc., 2010.
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Description 1 online resource (1 sound file)
Note Unabridged.
Audio file.
Title from image on Web page (viewed Sept. 17, 2010).
Previously released on compact disc, 2010.
Performer Read by Kevin Patrick.
Local Note Title generously provided by Campus Quality Fee.
Summary In this riveting personal account, an authentic American hero relives the perils and triumphs of eight harrowing patrols aboard one of America's most successful WWII submarines. Courageous deeds and terror-filled moments as well as the endless maintenance work are vividly recalled in Calvert's candid portrait. But Silent Running is more than a masterful collection of war stories. The greatest drama takes place within Jim Calvert himself, as his values, his training, and his courage are put to the test daily, both at sea and ashore. He must come to terms with a forbidden love, overcome fear and self-doubt, cope with the loss of comrades, and face the constant reality that each and every day at sea might be his last.
Subject Calvert, James F., 1920-2009.
Jack (Submarine : SS-259)
Haddo (Submarine : SS-255)
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations -- Submarine.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area.
Sailors -- United States -- Biography.
United States. Navy -- Biography.
Genre Audiobooks.
Related Names Beach, Edward L. (Edward Latimer), 1918-2002.
Patrick, Kevin. Narrator.
Blackstone Audiobooks.
Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Collection Title Audiobook collection (EBSCO).
ISBN 9781441799135 (electronic audio bk.)
1441799133 (electronic audio bk.)
OCLC number 664346527