The Submarine

The Submarine

A History

Book - 2004
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Baker & Taylor
A distinguished military historian chronicles the history and evolution of these remarkable underwater ships and of the inventors and engineers who developed the submarine, from eighteenth-century conception to twentieth-century reality, and discusses the military deployment, strategic implications, and future of the submarine. 30,000 first printing.

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From the pioneering vessels of the Civil War to the large nuclear submarines of today, military historian provides a narrative history of the development of the submarine and its impact on modern warfare. The bulk of his work examines the attack role the submarine played during the two World Wars and its purpose as a nuclear deterrent during the Cold War. He intersperses discussion of overarching technical and strategic issues, with dramatic retellings of important battles and other events, including the recent loss of the ill-fated Russian craft, the Kursk . Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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& Taylor

Chronicles the history and evolution of submarines and of the inventors and engineers who developed them, from eighteenth-century conception to twentieth-century reality, and discusses the military deployment, strategic implications, and future of the submarine.

Publisher: New York : Viking, c2004
ISBN: 9780670033133
0670033138
Branch Call Number: 359.9383 PAR
Characteristics: x, 576 p., [32] p. of plates :,ill. ;,25 cm.

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