Review for Shadow Divers by Robert Kurson

What a fantastic read! This is the story of two deep wreck divers, John Chatterton and Ritchie Kohler who work together to identify a sunken U-boat off the coast of New Jersey.Mr. Kurson has written a great adventure/detectivie story. And more. His extensive research provides insight into the role of U-boats in WWII, and to conditions on those boats. He also explains deep sea diving technologies and risks.Mr. Kurson rounds out this excellent tale with sharing insights into the personal motivations and philosophies of the divers. He includes the stories of the crew who died on the U-boat. This comprehensive treatment had me totally enthralled. I found the epilogue is espeically moving.You don't have to be a history buff or a diver to enjoy this great story of courage, but more importantly, of commitment to your values as a person.
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