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Submarines of the world 88

Armin Wetterhahn

Submarines of the world 88

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Published by Interavia Data in [Geneva-Cointrin, Switzerland] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Submarines (Ships) -- Registers.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementcompiled and edited by Armin Wetterhahn.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsV857 .W47 1988
    The Physical Object
    Pagination222 p. ;
    Number of Pages222
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1639117M
    LC Control Number91191766

      Submarines have fascinated the world for centuries. The idea of underwater travel has been apart of most of record history. In , the Turtle became the first submersible to perform an attack on another vessel. During the Civil War, the H.L Hunley sank the Housatonic. As diesel power grew, so did submarines. They became an essential part of the Navy, providing defense to the American.   The World’s Greatest Submarines features the most significant submarines built, from the German U-9 – which sank three British cruisers on 22 September – through the huge Japanese I class to the great nuclear-powered submarines of the Cold War, such as the USS Los Angeles and Soviet Oscar class. Also included are the ‘undersea Brand: Amber Books. The Navy Times Book of Submarines: A Political, Social, and Military History by Brayton Harris, Walter J. Boyne (Editor) A compelling history of the submarine, from conception, to gestation, to birth during World War I, to the genesis of the mighty nuclear submarine. Paperback: pages ; Dimensions (in inches): x x


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