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Huchthausen, Peter A. 1939-

Overview
Works: 32 works in 133 publications in 8 languages and 5,692 library holdings
Genres: History  Military history  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Sea stories  War stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: E840.4, 973.92
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Most widely held works about Peter A Huchthausen
 
Most widely held works by Peter A Huchthausen
America's splendid little wars : a short history of U.S. military engagements, 1975-2000 by Peter A Huchthausen( Book )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces more than a dozen short-term military operations from the last quarter of the twentieth century, including the Iranian hostage rescue attempt and the Gulf War
Hostile waters by Peter A Huchthausen( Book )

14 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 1,199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the true story of the near-disaster that occurred in 1986 when an aging Soviet ballistic missile submarine, the K-219, came within moments of a nuclear meltdown in waters a few hundred miles out from Bermuda
October fury by Peter A Huchthausen( Book )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,086 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... a U.S. Navy officer who served on one of the ships involved reveals the startling truth behind the single most harrowing moment of the Cold War."--Jacket
K-19 : the widowmaker : the secret story of the Soviet nuclear submarine by Peter A Huchthausen( Book )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and Thai and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Soviet nuclear submarine K-19 was the pride of the Soviet Navy, but on July 4, 1961, during its maiden voyage to the North Atlantic for war games, it suddenly and unexpectedly developed a serious leak in one of the reactors. In a race against time, the officers and crew worked desperately and brilliantly, under intense exposure to radiation, to improvise a coolant system, averting a Chernobyl-like nuclear disaster. The toll for their efforts was certain and devastating: Eight men died painful deaths from acute radiation poisoning within days of the accident, and the surviving crew returned home to await their unknowable fate. Featuring a complete history of the actual events, with passages from the submarine captain₂s memoir, and rarely published historic images, K-19 places readers at the apex of the Cold War₂s brinkmanship between the USSR and the United States. It is the companion book to the upcoming National Geographic feature film about this gripping tragedy, K-19: The Widowmaker, starring Harrison Ford and Liam Neeson. Including information on the making of the film, with production stills, and cutaway drawings of the submarine, this powerful volume combines authoritative history and the magic of moviemaking to give the reader the real backstory to K-19
Shadow voyage : the extraordinary wartime escape of the legendary SS Bremen by Peter A Huchthausen( Book )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revealing new details from naval archives, Huchthausen's narrative captures the great courage and magnanimity of the Royal Navy, the cunning and intricate planning of the Germans, and the tension and ambiguity that preceded the outbreak of World War II."--Jacket
October fury by Peter A Huchthausen( Recording )

17 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using his own experiences as well as the personal accounts and observtions of U.S. and Soviet offiecers and sailors, Peter Huchthausen transports us to a the deadly center of this showdown at sea, the Cuban missile crisis
Hide and seek : the untold story of Cold War naval espionage by Peter A Huchthausen( Book )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and French and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

K-19 : the widowmaker by Peter A Huchthausen( Book )

6 editions published in 2002 in Spanish and English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the height of the 1960s Cold War, Russia launches its flagship nuclear submarine, the K-19. In command is iron-willed Captain Alexei Vostrikov (Harrison Ford). Also aboard is the popular executive officer Mikhail Polenin (Liam Neeson), who clashed with Vostrikov but shares his unwavering patriotism
Hostile waters by Peter A Huchthausen( Recording )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of an aging Soviet ballistic missile submarine which suffered a crippling accident in the fall of 1986, coming within moments of a nuclear meltdown which would have annihilated the entire Eastern seaboard
Finding God in the shadows : stories from the battlefield of life by Marsha Hansen( Book )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frye Island : Maine's newest town a history, 1748-1998 by Peter A Huchthausen( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hide and seek : the untold story of Cold War espionage at sea by Peter A Huchthausen( Book )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hide and Seek offers the first account of Cold War naval espionage, from the final months of World War II to the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991. Based on interviews with Soviet and Western naval intelligence officers, newly available Russian sources, important Western archival releases, and the latest historical research, it is packed with revelations from both sides of the Iron Curtain and chilling anecdotes from the many secret battles waged between the world's two most powerful nations." "Peopled with a motley array of spies, moles, double agents, defectors, techies, military officers, policy wonks, politicians, and more, this comprehensive account goes beyond previous books about submarine confrontations and accidents to explore the entire spectrum of naval intelligence."
He zi qian jian chen mei ji by He qi tuo sen( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in Chinese and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Echoes of the Mekong by Peter A Huchthausen( Recording )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dual memoir of the Vietnam War
Tekitai suiiki by Peter A Huchthausen( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in Japanese and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

K-19 und die Geschichte der russischen Atom-U-Boote by Peter A Huchthausen( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in German and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He zi qian jian shen mo ji by Peter A Huchthausen( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in Chinese and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In feindlichen Gewässern : das Ende von K 219 by Peter A Huchthausen( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in German and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sovražne vode : smrtonosne skrivalnice by Peter A Huchthausen( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in Slovenian and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le naufrage du K-219 by Peter A Huchthausen( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'accident que connut le K-219, sous-marin nucléaire soviétique en 1986 dans l'Atlantique, au large des Etats-Unis
 
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America's splendid little wars : a short history of U.S. military engagements, 1975-2000
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Huchthausen, Peter.

Huchthausen, Peter 1939-

Huchthausen, Peter A. 1939-

Peter Huchthausen American writer

Peter Huchthausen Amerikaans officier (1939-2008)

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Hostile watersOctober furyK-19 : the widowmaker : the secret story of the Soviet nuclear submarineShadow voyage : the extraordinary wartime escape of the legendary SS BremenOctober furyHide and seek : the untold story of Cold War naval espionageK-19 : the widowmakerHostile waters