Kursk Down! : The Shocking True Story Of The Sinking Of A Russian Nuclear Submarine
On Saturday, August 12, 2000, the giant nuclear submarine Kursk, carrying a crew of 118, sank in the icy waters of the Barents Sea after what Russian officals described as a catastrophe. It took more than a week for divers to reach the vessel, where no survivors were found. Kursk Down is a vivid and in-depth look at the circumstances surrounding the deadly voyage, the disaster, and its aftermath. From the brave spirit of the crew to the desperate and valiant attempts by their comrades to mount a successful rescue, it reveals in haunting narrative the dangers lurking under the sea and the courageous men who challenged those deep waters.