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Squealing Versus Killing

LEVI3 Wrote: Jun 14, 2012 12:27 PM
Very true. My boat did all kinds of covert things, most of which are still classified.
3129 Wrote: Jun 14, 2012 4:32 PM
I know a man who was on the inquiry board for that incident. The only thing that could be found wrong with the sub was that the "sail" (conning tower), had been knocked off. The only way that could have happened was a collision with another submarine.
Georgia Boy 61 Wrote: Jun 14, 2012 4:21 PM
Actually, American and Soviet submarines almost engaged in "hot" war on a number of occasions during the Cold War. For example, it is now believed by some authorities - c.f. Ed Offleys book, "Scorpion Down" that the U.S.S. Scorpion, which disappeared with all hands in 1968, was sunk by a Soviet submarine shadowing it. Lots of close calls in that era... more than we know, since much of what happened then is still classified.
USNbubblehead Wrote: Jun 14, 2012 3:14 PM
I'll bet you never know either, 'cause I sure as heII ain't gonna tell you.
Corbett_ Wrote: Jun 14, 2012 12:57 PM
But I'll bet they did not ATTACK the USSR. There is a huge difference between gathering intelligence and making war.

If you are still listening to those in the political class who are falling over each other to condemn leaks from the government to the media, you'd think the leaks had revealed private information in which the public has no legitimate interest, or perhaps a planned secret government mission to rescue innocents. Neither is the case.

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