Edward L. Beach





Edward L. Beach

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born
in New York City, The United States
April 20, 1918

died
December 01, 2002

gender
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Edward Latimer Beach, Jr. was a highly-decorated United States Navy submarine officer and best-selling author.

During World War II, he participated in the Battle of Midway and 12 combat patrols, earning 10 decorations for gallantry, including the Navy Cross. After the war, he served as the naval aide to the President of the United States and commanded the first submerged circumnavigation.

After World War II, Beach wrote extensively in his spare time following in the footsteps of his father, who was also a career naval officer and author. His first book Submarine! (1952) was a compilation of accounts of several wartime patrols made by his own as well as other submarines.

In all, Beach published thirteen books, but is best known for his first no
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4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 2,235 ratings — published 1955 — 12 editions
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Submarine!
4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 180 ratings — published 1946 — 12 editions
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Dust On The Sea
3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 114 ratings — published 1972 — 7 editions
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Around the World Submerged:...
3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 36 ratings — published 1962 — 5 editions
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Salt and Steel: Reflections...
4.36 of 5 stars 4.36 avg rating — 28 ratings — published 1999
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The Wreck of the Memphis
4.26 of 5 stars 4.26 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 1966 — 4 editions
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The United States Navy: 200...
4.58 of 5 stars 4.58 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 1986 — 4 editions
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Cold Is the Sea
3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 96 ratings — published 1978 — 8 editions
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Keepers of the Sea
3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1983 — 2 editions
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Muddled Mind: The Complete ...
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2007 — 3 editions
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