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Young and Nate Braden. Tom Clancy, an obscure Maryland insurance agent neglecting business because he wanted to write, was nosing about in the basement of the Naval Academy library when he stumbled on a postgraduate thesis by a young U.
Navy officer that described a mutiny on a Soviet warship called the Storozhevoy -- in English, the Sentry. An idealistic Russian officer, year-old Third Rank Capt.
Valery Sablin, had persuaded a dozen officers and many in the crew to join him in taking over the Sentry in November and sail to Leningrad to spark a new Communist revolution that would revitalize an increasingly moribund Soviet Union.
That thesis, "Mutiny on the Storozhevoy: Young, who was then studying for his master's degree in national security affairs at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, Calif. Now, with co-author Nate Braden, Young has enlarged that thesis into this compelling, compassionate book. Clancy wrote him asking to use some of his material.
He asked Young to suggest unclassified sources on antisubmarine warfare. Clancy said he was writing a novel to be called The Hunt for Red October. The book was published in the fall of and, of course, launched Clancy on a multi-zillion-dollar book and film career.
And Valery Sablin does turn up in the novel. There are considerable differences between the actual mutiny on the Sentry and the defection of Red October. The Sentry was a guided missile anti-submarine destroyer; Red October a nuclear sub.
Marko Ramius, Sean Connery in the movie, is defecting. Captain Sablin wanted a new Soviet Union. Captain Ramius shoots his political officer. Captain Sablin was the political officer on board the Sentry.
Sablin locked up the captain at gunpoint, took command and got the Sentry under way on the evening of Nov.
Soviet naval commanders were alerted almost immediately. Everybody was scrambled -- from air and naval forces to Leonid Brezhnev, the Soviet president. The pursuit of the Sentry was as thrilling as the hunt for Red October.
The Sentry was disabled by aircraft about Valery Sablin was executed about nine months later. The KGB judged him to be an irrational idealist.
And perhaps the most amazing thing about the Sentry adventure is that Sablin was a dedicated Communist revolutionary among the colorless functionaries of the corrupt, cynical Soviet Union of Brezhnev.
The authors of this book profess their belief in ghosts and spirits and assorted paranormal phenomena. So it's no surprise they find lots of ghostly activity around Baltimore harbor. It turns out you can hardly sit down at a bar anywhere from Canton to Fells Point to Federal Hill to Locust Point without some distressed spirit jostling your elbow.
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(I jest, now and then, how I wouldn't be surprised that one from the "New Atheist" schism would eventually write a thesis on Jesus being an atheist!) Well, "Ye Will Say I Am No Christian" by Bruce Braden is all you need to see how wrong such people and their conclusions are/5(9). Water in the Great Bay is a combination of salt water from the Atlantic and fresh water from rivers flowing from all over New Hampshire.
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