Hunting Russian Subs with Navy Captain Frank Ellis

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I remember Civil Defense drills as a kid in Elementary school living in the Los Angeles area of the 1960s. A horn would go off and we’d all dive under our desks. Russian ballistic missile submarines roamed both coasts of the US. Retired Navy Captain Frank Ellis tells the tactics, techniques, and lessons learned from flying Maritime Patrol and Anti-Submarine Warfare planes, hunting Russian subs, and intelligence collection “Fishing Trawlers” around the world during the 60s and 70s Cold War. Nuclear weapons are involved!

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