7 edition of Complete Encyclopedia of Submarines found in the catalog.
Complete Encyclopedia of Submarines
September 20, 2007
by Book Sales
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||320|
A wonderful compendium of the folkloric inhabitants of the British Isles. In addition to entries about the Little People, there are also entries on certain folkloric motifs, such as Shapeshifting and Captives in Fairyland, and on prominent collectors of tales and writers upon the subject. As well as the usual index and bibliography, the book also has an Index of Types and Motifs, by which /5. Books shelved as submarines: The Hunt for Red October by Tom Clancy, Blind Man's Bluff: The Untold Story of American Submarine Espionage by Sherry Sontag.
The Oberon class was a ship class of 27 British-designed submarines operated by five different nations. They were designed as a direct follow-on from the Porpoise class: physical dimensions were the same, but stronger materials were used in hull construction, and updated equipment was fitted. The submarines were built between and by four shipyards: Cammell Laird, Chatham Builders: Vickers-Armstrongs, Cammell Laird, Chatham . In the case of submarines, then, tallying up speed, submerged endurance, acoustic properties, and kindred statistics offers a reputable way to proceed. But it tells only part of the story.
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Alphabetically arranged entries offer a complete history of the submarine, covering classes, individual submarines, battles, distinguished figures, and key nautical, military, and scientific terms Includes bibliographical references (pages ) and Complete Encyclopedia of Submarines book Author: David Ross; Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc ISBN: Category: Juvenile Nonfiction Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» The World’s Most Powerful Submarines features 52 of the most significant submarines built, from the German U-9 through the USS Ray and huge Japanese I class of World War II, to the great nuclear-powered submarines of the Cold War.
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Martin's Press. Rules of Engagement by David Bruns and J.R. Olsen I review a lot. SPY BOOK, with entries packed into one big paperback, is an exceptionally handy reference tool, but still far from a complete encyclopedia of espionage.
For example, a photo display on page shows Soviet postage stamps honoring the intelligence officers Stanislav Vaupshasov, Rudolf Abel, Konon Molody, Richard Sorge and Ivan Kudrya, plus British agent Kim by: 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. First nuclear powered submarine with a teardrop hull. SSRN Triton: First submarine to complete a submerged circumnavigation of the globe, and the only Western submarine powered by two nuclear reactors. SSGN Halibut: First and only American nuclear powered submarine designed and built as a guided missile submarine.
Byhowever, he had managed to complete a submarine on his own. A 21 ft (6 m) vessel with a two-bladed propeller, the Nautilus performed well in tests, even sinking a ship with an explosive charge.
But he was once again rejected by the French government, so. Submarine, any naval vessel that is capable of propelling itself beneath the water as well as on the water’s is a unique capability among warships, and submarines are quite different in design and appearance from surface ships.
Submarines first became a major factor in naval warfare during World War I (–18), when Germany employed them to destroy surface merchant vessels. 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. Submarine Books Store Used and Rare Submarine and U-Boat Books.
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WW11 Fleet Submarines of the U.S. and Imperial Japanese. The submarine's ability to function as a practical war machine relied on new tactics, their numbers, and submarine technologies such as combination diesel/electric power system that had been developed in the preceding years.
More like submersible ships than the submarines of today, submarines operated primarily on the surface using standard engines, submerging occasionally to attack under battery power.
The best of the thriller genre featuring submarine warfare as a central focus. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. Etymology. Whereas the principal meaning of "submarine" is an armed, submersible warship, the more general meaning is for any type of submersible craft.
The definition as of was for any type of "submarine boat". By naval tradition, submarines are still usually referred to as "boats" rather than as "ships", regardless of their size.
In other navies with a history of large submarine fleets. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. The J-class submarines were seven submarines developed by the Royal Navy prior to the First World War in response to claims that Germany was developing submarines that were fast enough to operate alongside surface fleets.
Six were completed during mid, while a Operators: Royal Navy, Royal Australian Navy. Dartmouth Medal Winner ALA/RUSA Outstanding Reference SourceThe Encyclopedia covers the entire history of seafaring, from ancient Egyptian shipbuilders to the nuclear submarines and supertankers of today.
Over nine hundred articles written by leading historians examine all aspects of maritime history, including naval history, shipbuilding, biographies of major figures, navigation and.
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.World War II, the largest and deadliest conflict in human history, is widely considered the pivotal event of the modern age.
From the rise of fascist Europe to the atomic bombings of Japan, Encyclopedia of World War II presents the complete story of this great conflict in more than entries.
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