Pic of the Day – Arctic Transit

ARCTIC OCEAN (July 1, 2008) The fast attack submarine USS Providence (SSN 719) breaks through the ice at the North Pole in the Arctic Ocean to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first submarine polar transit by the USS Nautilus (SSN 571) in 1958. Providence is en route to the US 7th Fleet area of responsibility from its homeport in Groton, CT. (US Navy photo by Yoeman 1st Class J. Thompson/Released)

[Image courtesy of the US Navy Website.]

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Charles McCain is a Washington DC based freelance journalist and novelist. He is the author of "An Honorable German," a World War Two naval epic. You can read more of his work on his website: http://charlesmccain.com/

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