Thursday, March 2, 2017

A Time to Die. The Untold Story of the Kursk Tragedy

Published by Random House in 2002 and exhaustively researched, this is a fascinating read about the circumstances surrounding this tragedy in August 2000 which claimed the lives of 118 Russian submariners.  The title comes from a poem written by one of the officers, Dmitri Kolesnikov, to his wife before he left on the exercise that cost him his life.

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