Huchthausen, Peter (1939 - 2008)

Genre: Non-Fiction

Peter Huchthausen graduated from Valley Forge Military Academy (1957) and the U.S. Naval Academy (1962). He served as a line office during the Cuban Missile Crisis, two combat tours in Vietnam commanding river patrol boats and as Chief Engineer on a destroyer, as a Soviet naval submarine analyst in Naval Intelligence, as senior American naval attache in Yugoslavia and Romania, chief of attache and human intelligence collection operations in Western Europe for the Defense Intelligence Agency, and for three years in Moscow as the senior U.S. Naval Attache to the USSR. He retired to Kennebunk and Fire Island, ME and began researching and writing. Shortly before his death, he had moved to Normandy and opened a B & B in Amfreville.

Selected Bibliography

  • Frye Island: Maine's Newest Town, a History, 1748-1998 (1998)
  • K-19: The Widowmaker: The Secret Story of the Soviet Nuclear Submarine (2002)
  • October Fury (2002)
  • America's Splendid Little Wars: A Short History of U.S. Military Engagements: 1975-2000 (2003)
  • Shadow Voyage: The Extraordinary Wartime Escape of the Legendary SS Bremen (2005)