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Ed Offley

Ed Offley has worked as a military reporter and editor since 1981, including for The Ledger-Star in Norfolk, Virginia, The Seattle Post-Intelligencer, the online newspaper, DefenseWatch at Soldiers for the Truth and The News Herald in Panama City, Florida. He is the author of five books on military subjects, including The Burning Shore: How Hitler's U-boats Brought World War II to America, Turning the Tide: How a Small Band of Allied Sailors Defeated the U-boats and Won the Battle of the Atlantic, and Scorpion Down: Sunk by the Soviets, Buried by the Pentagon - the Untold Story of the USS Scorpion, an investigative report on the loss of the nuclear attack submarine USS Scorpion (SSN-589) in 1968.

A 1969 graduate of the University of Virginia, Offley served aboard the USS Midway including a Vietnam deployment. He lives in Panama City Beach, Florida with his wife, Karen Conrad.

Articles by this Author

The recent discovery of the hull of the battleship Nevada recalls her dramatic action at Pearl Harbor and ultimate revenge on D-Day as the first ship to fire on the Nazis.
USS Nevada was the only battleship to get underway during the attack at Pearl Harbor. The recent discovery of the ship's hull revived interest in her dramatic story.