AmericanHeritage.com / Disaster in the Deep
“Experiencing minor difficulty.” It was 9:13 on the morning of April 10, 1963—43 years ago today—when Captain John W. Harvey relayed this message from his submarine, the USS Thresher.
The Thresher at sea in July 1961.(Naval Historical Center)
"We sometimes forget that the Cold War had costs that are both painful and difficult to reckon."