A Time to Die: The Kursk Disaster (New edition)
By: Robert Moore (author)Paperback
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At 11.30 a.m. on Saturday 12 August 2000, two massive explosions roared through the shallow Arctic waters of the Barents Sea. The Kursk, pride of the Northern Fleet and the largest attack submarine in the world, was hurtling towards the ocean floor. In A Time to Die, award-winning television journalist Robert Moore vividly recreates this disaster minute by minute. Venturing into a covert world where the Cold War continues out of sight, Moore investigates the military and political background to the tragedy. But above all, he tells the nail-bitingly poignant human story of the families waiting ashore, of the desperate efforts of British, Norwegian and Russian rescuers, and of the Kursk sailors, trapped in the aft compartnemt, waiting for rescue, as a horrified world followed their battle to stay alive ...
Robert Moore is an award-winning television reporter. He was ITN's Moscow correspondent during the collapse of the Soviet Union. As ITN's Diplomatic Editor he covered wars in Chechnya, the Balkans and Sierra Leone. He is currently ITN's Washington correspondent. A Time to Die is his first book. An acclaimed international bestseller in the UK and overseas, it has now been translated into six languages.
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