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Submarines [electronic resource] : an illustrated history of their impact / Paul E. Fontenoy.

By: Fontenoy, Paul E.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Weapons and warfare series: Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2007Description: 1 online resource (x, 449 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781851095681 (electronic bk.); 1851095683 (electronic bk.); 1851095632 (hard cover : alk. paper); 9781851095636 (hard cover : alk. paper); 1280841494; 9781280841491.Subject(s): Submarines (Ships) -- History | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Military Science | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Marine & NavalGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Submarines.DDC classification: 359.9/3 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
SUBMARINES: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THEIR IMPACT; CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION TO WEAPONS AND WARFRE 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.
Summary: "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 highlighting strategic and operational innovations; the role of technological research; famous submarine events, battles, and commanders; and the impact of submarine services on naval society. The book also includes an illustrated reference section covering every submarine class worldwide since 1900. This coverage plus additional reference features make Submarines an essential introduction to a weapons system that has long held the public?s imagination."
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 429-437) and index.

"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 highlighting strategic and operational innovations; the role of technological research; famous submarine events, battles, and commanders; and the impact of submarine services on naval society. The book also includes an illustrated reference section covering every submarine class worldwide since 1900. This coverage plus additional reference features make Submarines an essential introduction to a weapons system that has long held the public?s imagination."

SUBMARINES: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THEIR IMPACT; CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION TO WEAPONS AND WARFRE 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.

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