Project Quick Find: Memoirs of a U.S. Navy SEAL Training Sea Lions

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Overview
Project Quick Find is the true story of sea lions trained to help U.S. Navy SEALs. Begun in Hawaii in the late 1960s, the project recruited trainers in Coronado, California, to successfully teach the animals to recover objects from the ocean floor. The program eventually received official navy certification, expanded its scope and evolved its mission. Author, photojournalist and former Navy SEAL Michael P. Wood documented the program in the 1970s and presents this fascinating look at the bond between man and beast.
Details
ISBN: 9780738503547
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
Date:
State: California
Images: 166
Pages: 144
Dimensions: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
Author
Author CDR Michael P. Wood (USN Ret.) tells the story of Project Quick Find. He served as a Navy SEAL point man in Vietnam but transferred to Project Quick Find, where he used his navy photographer and marine mammal trainer experience to document the program from 1972 to 1979.