4 edition of The Great Book of Submarines (Great Books) found in the catalog.
The Great Book of Submarines (Great Books)
September 1988 by Course Technology .
Written in English
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The submarine: a history really should be titled stories about the submarine. The book starts out well enough with the early inventors thinkers by about putting something in the water that travels beneath the surface.
WWI is where the book shines when the author gets into how the submarine was used to destroy by: 4. 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 cruiser’ Surcouf; the /5(4). This book is educational and has great photos. He loves to explain to people how submarines are made to sink or to rise to the surface. The book is succinct but informative, and contains just the right amount of information for this age group/5(13).
A fascinating exploration of the steps and stumbles during development, a rousing tribute to those who fought and died, and a powerful study of the submarine's impact on America, The Navy Times Book of Submarines is an unparalleled source for understanding the great "hunters of the by: 4.
The name of the book is “The US Navy’s Fast Attack Submarines (Volume 1) Los Angeles Class Submarines” This book will give you an in depth look into one of the most important classes of submarines in the Navy’s recent arsenal.
Prolific author – and real-life submariner – Beach has written dozens of books on naval history. This novel, the basis for the outstanding Clark Gable-Burt Lancaster film, is an outstanding examination of the physical and psychological challenges of submarine warfare.
Silent Victory: The US Submarine War Against Japan by Clay Blair, Jr. A whopping 1, pages on the. This hardcover, coffee-table book captures the year history of Naval Submarine Base New London in stunning photographs. The Day is delighted to be working with the Submarine Force Library and Museum, Naval Submarine Base New London, and The Dolphin newspaper to bring you this beautiful pictorial history book/5(8).
It is not often that a reader is saddened to reach the last page of a book, but such is the case with this one. Admiral Lockwood tells the entire history of the almost four years of the US Naval submarine war against the Imperial Japanese Navy, an implacable foe, from his position as the Commander Submarines Pacific/5().
The first book in the series has the submarine returning to San Francisco, battling some white clothed people, and then taking off at the end of the novel to look for survivors.
There is the added mystery of another submarine, which runs quieter than the Seawolf. Click on the book title to view details and book cover. The BEDFORD INCIDENT By Mark Rascovich. (Fiction) Set during the cold-war ear the fictional American destroyer USS Bedford plays a deadly game of cat and mouse with an unseen Russian submarine.
Hardcover (book club) w/ dust jacket. Fair + + + Cond. $ Explore our list of Submarines - Fiction Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Submarine Books. List below includes hardback, paperback and softbound books.
All of our titles are in stock and ready to ship Click on the book title to view details and book cover. Submarine Admiral – By Admiral I. Galantin, USN (Ret.). Submarines At War – By Edwin Hoyt. A real bestseller from this period of time which covers almost the complete submarine war from the British side in World War I.
It reads like a novel but is not always completely accurate. Preface written by Admiral S.S. Hall who commanded the British Submarine Service for the greater part of the war.
The book Dive. by Deborah Hopkinson is a book with stories about sailors and submarines is World War II. There are many stories one is about a sailor trapped in a ship in Pearl Harbor and how he didn't know what was going on.
There is another story about a submarines on its way to China and it being attacked/5. A fascinating exploration of the steps and stumbles during development, a rousing tribute to the heroes who fought and died, and a powerful study of the submarine's impact on America, The Navy Times Book of Submarines is an unparalleled source for understanding the great equalizer, the beguiling boat, that decided the outcome of World War I-and changed the face of warfare.
The Submarine: A Cultural History from the Great War to Nuclear Combat - Ebook written by Duncan Redford. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Submarine: A Cultural History from the Great War to Nuclear : Duncan Redford.
Cold War Submarines: The Design and Construction of U. and Soviet Submarines. Brassey's, Washington DC, ISBN ; Preston, Anthony. The World's Greatest Submarines Greenwich Editions Showell, Jak. The U-Boat Century-German Submarine Warfare – Great Britain; Chatham Publishing, ISBN External.
The World’s Great Submarines recounts the submarines of the Cold War era, such as American Nautilus, the first nuclear-powered submarine. The s and s saw even larger submarines being launched, such as the American ‘Los Angeles’ class and the Russian ‘Typhoon’ class.
A fascinating exploration of the steps and stumbles during development, a rousing tribute to those who fought and died, and a powerful study of the submarine's impact on America, The Navy Times Book of Submarines is an unparalleled source for understanding the great "hunters of the : Brayton Harris.
Read this book. "The Terrible Hours" by Peter Maas. Charles Bowers Momsen, Learn how the "Momsen Lung" was just the tip of the iceberg in one man's dedication to the Submarine Service, and to the Navy the sinking of the S, and two years later the S-4 off Provincetown almost drove this man to resign his commission.
This is the best novel about a submarine since Tom Clancy’s classic The Hunt For Red October ().” — Booklist “No one puts the reader inside a submarine like Rick Campbell does in The Trident Deception. I couldn’t put it down. Compelling and thrilling, this novel is a must read.”.
Nuclear Submarines and Other Developments With the advent of atomic power, the submarine underwent major changes in propulsion and striking power.
In the nuclear-powered submarine an atomic reactor generates heat that drives a high-speed turbine engine. The first nuclear-powered submarine was the U.S. Nautilus, completed in Such. One of the gentlemen at is working on a revised U-boat loss book and probably has the latter and survivor interrogations.
We will know more eventually. (Have encountered where an author will include fictional elements in a memoir for effect and equally CH Lightoller + Garry crew experienced some harrowing sinkings by Ger.
submarines. Around 2, B.C. in the Book of Mormon narrative the Jaredites built submarines. For behold, ye shall be as a whale in the midst of the sea; for the mountain waves shall dash upon you.
United States Submarines, David Randall Hinkle, Naval Submarine League, A great coffee table book, there is a lot of text to go along with the pictures, many not seen before. Silent Chase: Submarines of the U.S.
Navy, Steve and Yogi Kaufman, Thomasson-Grant, Another coffee table book, it covers the modern boats and probes deeply. Bestsellers New Arrivals Coming Soon B&N Exclusives The Vinyl Store The Trend Shop Discover Great New Music.
Submarines - Military History: Books. 1 - 20 of results World's Greatest Submarines. by Amber Books. Hardcover $ $ Current price is $, Original price is $ Submarines, by Joanne Mattern This informative book is part of the How Things Work series.
(If your young scientist is interested in learning more about Toilets or Lightbulbs there are books for them, too!) If you’ve ever wondered how exactly people are able to live in a submarine for weeks at a time, without being able to open their windows, this book has got.
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WW11 Fleet Submarines. User Review - Flag as inappropriate A very comprehensive view of the development of the submarine during the cold war.
Starting from the German U-boats from WWII, this book describes the development of submarines through the cold war, including their weapons systems, with close attention to ed are a lot of submarine projects never realised, 4/5(4). Find a huge variety of new & used Submarine warfare books online including bestsellers & rare titles at the best prices.
Shop Submarine warfare books at Alibris. The U-boat War in World War Two (Kriegsmarine, ) and World War One (Kaiserliche Marine, ) and the Allied efforts to counter the threat. Over pages on the officers, the boats, technology and the Allied efforts to counter the U-boat threat.
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Submarine: A Guided Tour Inside a Nuclear Warship is a non-fiction book written by Tom Clancy and defense systems analyst John D. Gresham. Released on November 1,it is the first entry in Clancy's Guided Tour series of non-fiction books, which explore several different facets of the United States military.
Submarine particularly explores the inner workings of two submarines Author: Tom Clancy and John D. Gresham. Polaris Nuclear Submarine If you were a regular reader of comic books in the 60s and 70s, you probably couldn’t help but notice the recurring ad that offered you your very own kid-sized Polaris nuclear submarine – all for the low price of about seven bucks.
In the book The Master of the World, Robur's secondary vehicle, Terror, is a strange flying machine with submarine, automobile and speedboat capabilities. It briefly eludes naval forces on the Great Lakes by diving. Submarines offers a highly illustrated guide to all the main classes of submarines to be used in naval warfare from the beginning of World War I to the present day.
Divided by era, campaign and country, the book includes sections on submarine forces intechnical developments during the s, the Atlantic convoy war during World War II.
A great book about the astute class SSN. In depth (lol) chapters about the history of the project, construction process, the anatomy of the hull, propulsion system & power-plant, combat system and the operation of the submarine, along with some great pictures.
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Great as a gift to family and friends that have been in the military or just want to learn more of the history. I do wish they had gone into more detail about the earlier 5/5(1).
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