The Hunt for Red October - The Fifth Day, Tuesday, 7 December Summary & Analysis

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The Fifth Day, Tuesday, 7 December Summary

On the USS Dallas, Jones, a computer genius, detects a sound on the sonar that he cannot identify. He picks up at least three different Russian submarines. The Dallas receives a coded message with a warning that some unknown Russian fleet activity is occurring. Jack Ryan is called to the CIA to interpret this message. The CIA is trying to determine the intent of the Soviet Navy. In addition, they know that all the Russian submarines have sped up in the North Atlantic. Jack Ryan is unconcerned about it and thinks it might just be a practice drill. He also suggests the idea that the Red October might be lost and that the Soviets are looking for it. Reconnaissance photographs taken that morning show the major Soviet fleet at port in Eastern Russia. Jack Ryan is asked to stay...

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