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Run Silent, Run Deep

By Beach, Edward L.
1986, United States Naval Inst.
ISBN 0870215574
Hardcover, 343 pages
The book is a fiction

Descripton: This is a book every sub enthusiast should read. Beach, commander of an American sub in WWII, depicts daily life on a submarine and the excitement of battle through the eyes of the book's hero, Captain Richardson. Includes detailed technical descriptions of American submarines. A movie based loosely on this book stars Clark Gable and Burt Lancaster. First published 1955.

- This book has been translated into other languages.