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Jane's submarines : war beneath the waves from 1776 to the present day

Author: Robert Hutchinson
Publisher: London : HarperCollins, 2001.
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This beautifully illustrated title traces the dangerous evolution of the submarine in warfare from its inception to the present day and immediate future. Technical specifications, development and construction history and involvement in combat are included on more than 125 classes of boat, with special features on submarine accidents and on some of the more unusual classes such as gun commerce raiders and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Hutchinson
ISBN: 0007653336 9780007653331 0007105584 9780007105588
OCLC Number: 53783010
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 223 pages : illustrations (some color), 1 portrait ; 29 cm
Contents: Early designs --
The Holland boats --
Pre-World War I designs --
World War I designs --
Inter war submarine design --
World War II design & construction --
Legacy of U-boat innovation --
Nuclear Age 1: The hunter killers --
Nuclear Age 2: The boomers --
Midget Submarines : the new underwater menace --
Appendix 1: Order of Battle of the World's Submarines --
Appendix 2: Submarine Accidents 1905-2000 --
Index.
Other Titles: Submarines :
Responsibility: Robert Hutchinson.
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An illustrated account of the war beneath the waves. This reference covers: the first submarines; World War I; World War II; "Cold War" submarine operations; and submarines of the future. The book  Read more...

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