Thanksgiving Tribute to Submariners - 2016
A Bit of Background"I was on submarine duty in the Pacific in the year 1943. We were in the area off the cost of the Philippines. I remember having a complete turkey dinner on Thanksgiving. While the turkeys were cooking, the submarine took a dive. We went down too steeply and the turkeys fell out of the oven onto the deck. The cook picked them up and put them back into the oven -- and we ate them, regardless of what may have gotten on them as a result of their fall. That meal was so good!" - Stanley Collins, US Navy, World War II, Pilgrim Hall Museum, Voices from Front [pdf]
Submarines are always silent and strange.