submarine http://wamc.org en "Operation Storm" by John Geoghegan http://wamc.org/post/operation-storm-john-geoghegan <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0307464806/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=0307464806&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=wamcnortheast-20">Operation Storm: Japan's Top Secret Submarines and Its Plan to Change the Course of World War II</a><img alt="" border="0" height="1" src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wamcnortheast-20&amp;l=as2&amp;o=1&amp;a=0307464806" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" width="1"></em> tells the riveting true story of Japan's top secret plan to change the course of World War II using a squadron of mammoth submarines a generation ahead of their time.</p><p>John Geoghegan has written extensively about aviation history, underwater exploration and marine engineering for<em> The New York Times</em> Science Section, <em>Smithsonian Air &amp; Space</em>, <em>WIRED</em>, P<em>opular Science</em>, <em>Aviation History</em>, <em>Military Heritage</em>, <em>Flight Journal</em>&nbsp;and the <em>San Francisco Chronicle Sunday Magazine</em>.</p><p> Wed, 10 Apr 2013 14:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 61888 at http://wamc.org "Operation Storm" by John Geoghegan First Lady Sponsoring Future Navy Submarine http://wamc.org/post/first-lady-sponsoring-future-navy-submarine <p>First lady Michelle&nbsp;Obama is sponsoring a future Navy submarine named after her home state.&nbsp; WAMC&rsquo;s Tristan O&rsquo;Neill reports&hellip;</p><p>The White House said Tuesday that the first lady has accepted an invitation to be the sponsor of the future USS Ilinois, a Virginia-class submarine being built in Groton, Conn., and Newport News, Va. The new attack submarine is expected to join the fleet in late 2015.</p><p>As sponsor, Mrs. Obama will be involved in the life of the submarine and establish a special link to the ship&#39;s sailors and their families.</p> Tue, 29 May 2012 12:03:33 +0000 Tristan O'Neill 39931 at http://wamc.org First Lady Sponsoring Future Navy Submarine