Armed Forces: La Bomba Recuperada!

Red-eyed after two days without sleep, stocky, sandy-haired Rear Admiral William Guest ordered crewmen on the sea-stained, 2,100-ton submarine rescue ship U.S.S. Petrel to start heaving in on the winch. Four cold, tense hours later, as dawn exploded over the Mediterranean horizon, the sunken 2,800-lb. H-bomb that had defied every attempt at retrieval for 80 days splashed out of the water onto the Petrel's fantail.

Thus ended a frantic, seriocomic science-fiction epic that had strained Washington's relations with Spain, given Soviet propagandists a rich fallout of anti-American gibes, indelibly affected the life...

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