copyright 1960; by Bruce Bliven, Jr; maps by Fritz and Stephen Kredel; Random House publishers, New York; hardbound; great photgraphs; very good condition with unmarked pages; small (price?) sticker inside front cover; no dust jacket.
Chapter 1 -
At 6:30 on the morning of Sunday, December 7, 1941, the crew of the United States Navy auxiliary ship, the Antares, saw something almost unbelievable. The Antares was towing an ammunition barge not far outside the entrance to Pearl Harbor, which is on the south side of Oahu Island, Hawaii. Pearl Harbor was the United States Pacific Fleet's main base. What the men on watch saw was a periscope and part of a small, oval conning tower. As far as they could make out, the Antares was being followed by an unidentifiable, submerged submarine...