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Submarines : an illustrated history of their impact

Author: Paul E Fontenoy
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©2007.
Series: Weapons and warfare series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Submarines: An Illustrated History of Their Impact reveals how underwater warships evolved to become major threats to battle fleets and merchant shipping, as well as primary platforms for deterrent forces and crucial symbols of military power. In a series of chronological chapters, Submarines describes key developments in diving ability, underwater endurance, and weapons capabilities in specific periods, while  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fontenoy, Paul E.
Submarines.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©2007
(DLC) 2006039316
(OCoLC)76828927
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul E Fontenoy
ISBN: 9781851095681 1851095683 1851095632 9781851095636 1280841494 9781280841491
OCLC Number: 123967432
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 449 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: SUBMARINES: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THEIR IMPACT; CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION TO WEAPONS AND WARFARE SERIES; PREFACE; 1: Early Submarines; 2: A War-Winning Weapon?; 3: The Advent of True Submarines; 4: Strategic Missile Submarines; SUBMARINES OF THE WORLD; GLOSSARY; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX; ABOUT THE AUTHOR.
Series Title: Weapons and warfare series.
Responsibility: Paul E. Fontenoy.
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From the steam-powered models introduced in World War I to today's nuclear-powered, multiweaponed technological wonders, submarines have revolutionized warfare on the world's seas.  Read more...

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