Silent Running My Years on a World War II Attack Submarine by James F. Calvert

Cover of: Silent Running | James F. Calvert

Published by Castle Books .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Military,
  • Military - Naval,
  • Military - World War II,
  • History,
  • Biography / Autobiography

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8103934M
ISBN 100785822623
ISBN 109780785822622
OCLC/WorldCa148841906

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May 17, Silent Running book "I am just one of many who experienced life on a submarine during World War II. Silent Running is a story sincerely told―free of any revisionism or cynicism―and I commend Vice Admiral Calvert for sharing this dramatic personal account of that difficult and exciting time." ―President George Bush "Hardened old sub vet that I am, I still felt the need for two weeks R&R after reliving Jim's /5(92).

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Mar 10,  · Directed by Douglas Trumbull. With Bruce Dern, Cliff Potts, Ron Rifkin, Jesse Vint. In a future where all flora is extinct on Earth, an astronaut is given orders to destroy the last of Earth's botany, kept in a greenhouse aboard a spacecraft/10(K).

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Usage Public Domain Mark Topics movie trailers, sci fi, classic sci fi, conservation, Bruce Dern. Environmental, anti-establishment classic, and one of the best sci fi flicks of the '70s. Addeddate Color color Ia_orig__runtime 2 minutes 58 seconds Identifier SilentRunningTrailer Run time.

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Silent Running Lyrics: Take the children and yourself / And hide out in the cellar / By now the fighting will be close at hand / Don't believe the church and state / And everything they tell you.

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“Silent Running” is a story sincerely told—and I commend Vice Admiral Calvert for sharing this dramatic personal account of that difficult and exciting time.” – President George Bush. Oct 11,  · I read book one in this series in I enjoyed it.

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"Silent Running" lyrics. Mike + The Mechanics Lyrics "Silent Running" Take the children and yourself And hide out in the cellar By now the fighting will be close at hand Don't believe the church and state And everything they tell you Believe in me, I'm with the high command.

The phrase "Silent Running" doesn't show up in the lyric; it's a reference to the storyline where the father keeps asking if the son can hear him running. The subtitle, "On Dangerous Ground," has nothing to do with the song - that was added to promote the film of that name which used it.

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