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The Silent Service in World War II
Language: en
Pages: 281
Authors: Edward Monroe-Jones, Michael Green
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-07 - Publisher: Casemate

From the naval battle of Guadalcanal to rescuing George Bush Sr. in the Pacific, here are the stories of US submariners in WWII. The Silent Service in World War II tells the story of America’s intrepid submarine warriors in the words of the men who served and fought in the
The Silent Service
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: John Parker
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-02-28 - Publisher: Hachette UK

One of the great untold stories of the British services is that of the Royal Navy Submarine Service which entered the fray in World War I with 100 underwater craft. Through World War II, where submariners' prospects of returning safely from a mission were only 50:50, the Falklands conflict and
The Silent Service in World War II
Language: en
Pages: 254
Authors: John Parker
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-03 - Publisher: Lulu.com

Originally published by the U.S. Navy in 1946, The Fleet Type Submarine uses the USS Perch SS313 to explain operating principles, technologies, and systems. It contains numerous diagrams and photos and offers definitions of components and terminology. It provides descriptions of various systems such as ballast tanks, trim, ventilation and
Silent Service
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Philip Kaplan
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-11-17 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

See the secret and dangerous world of submarine life and warfare like never before. From the ingenious but impractical designs of seventeenth-century inventors through the nuclear-powered submarines of today, this heavily illustrated volume traces the history of the silent force and the elite corps of men who fought and often
The Silent Service: Seawolf Class
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: H. Jay Riker
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-03-17 - Publisher: Harper Collins

In the ocean depths, America's warriors ceaselessly patrol the dark territory on freedom's outer edge. These are the battles fought in silence . . . and in secret. The newest fight begins when the People's Republic of China buys a fleet of highly stealthy and deadly attack subs from a