By William Tuohy
“There’s no margin for blunders in submarines. You’re both alive or dead.”
Hailed because the ace of aces, captain Richard O’Kane, winner of the Congressional Medal of Honor for his consummate ability and heroism as a submarine skipper, sank extra enemy ships and kept extra downed fliers than somebody else.
Now Pulitzer Prize—winning writer William Tuohy captures the entire possibility, the phobia, and the pulse-pounding motion of undersea strive against as he chronicles O’Kane’s wartime career–from his valiant provider as govt officer lower than Wahoo skipper Dudley “Mush” Morton to his electrifying patrols as commander of the USS Tang and his extraordinary get away, with 8 different survivors, after Tang used to be sunk through its personal faulty torpedo.
Above all, The Bravest Man is the dramatic tale of mavericks who broke the foundations and set the speed to turn into a brand new breed of hunter/killer submariners who waged a different model of battle. those undersea warriors might blaze their very own route to victory–and remodel the “Silent provider” into the deadliest scuffling with strength within the Pacific.