Alfred S. McLaren: Waging Cold War Beneath the Ice

February 2009
Military History;Feb/Mar2009, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p18
An interview with undersea explorer Alfred S. McLaren is presented. He explains the reason behind the scientific mission involving the nuclear submarine USS Queenfish beneath the arctic ice to the North Pole and Siberia in 1970. He admits that he and his colleagues anticipated the possibility of a hostile reception from the Soviets. He also talks about the primary concerns of the Queenfish's commander.


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