Shadow Divers: The True Adventure of Two Americans Who Risked Everything to Solve One of the Last Mysteries of World War II

Written by:
Robert Kurson
Narrated by:
Michael Prichard

Unabridged Audiobook

Release Date
March 2004
15 hours 41 minutes
In 1991, acting on a tip from a local fisherman, two scuba divers discovered a sunken German U-boat–complete with its crew of 60 men–not too far off the New Jersey coast. The divers, realizing the momentousness of their discovery, began probing the mystery. Over the next six years, they became expert and well-traveled researchers, taught themselves German, hunted for clues in Germany, and constructed theories corrective of the history books, all in an effort to identify this sunken U-boat and its crew. During that time, three of their colleagues died exploring the wreck, including a father and son team. In 1997, when it all seemed in vain, the two divers came up with a final plan, so dangerous that the book ends with this last dive.
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Nathan S.

Great read that keeps you coming back for more.

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Samantha A.

As a fellow diver, I really enjoyed this book! It made me further appreciate deep divers and wreck divers alike. Very interesting. Kept you hooked until the end!

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Gregg Gauger

you won't regret spending time with this one -- the story will stay in your mind

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