Encyclopedia of American Submarines

Encyclopedia of American Submarines

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Baker & Taylor
Alphabetically arranged entries offer a complete history of the submarine, covering classes, individual submarines, battles, distinguished figures, and key nautical, military, and scientific terms.

Book News
Emphasizing history over current submarine operations, some 300 entries detail aspects of American submarine warfare from acoustic warfare to naval officer Elmo Zumwalt. Topics include classes of submarines; important battles; commanders, inventors, and other key figures; and submarine components and weapons. Many particular vessels are described individually. Appendixes provide a chronology and listings of further resources. Annotation (c) Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Blackwell North Amer
Encyclopedia of American Submarines is the first reference book of its kind to provide a complete overview of the history of the craft. Detailed entries cover submarine classes; individual submarines, with builder, launch date, and mission information; battles and landmarks; distinguished figures; key nautical, military, and scientific terms; submarine publications; and more. Six appendixes provide additional research resources, including a chronology of important events in submarine history; leading individual submarine scores; a list of U.S. Navy submarines from 1900 to 2000; and lists of submarine acronyms, museums, and websites. Other exciting features include more than 90 photos and illustrations; a foreword by vice Admiral Albert H. Konetzni, Jr., of the U.S. Navy, deputy commander in chief of the U.S. Atlantic Fleet; and a glossary of related terms.
Encyclopedia of American Submarines is a comprehensive research guide for students, researchers, veteran submariners, and anyone who wants to learn more about submarines.

Publisher: New York : Facts on File, [2003]
Copyright Date: ©2003
ISBN: 9780816044603
Branch Call Number: 359.93 Cross 2003
Characteristics: xxvii, 304 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Feise, George W


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