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American submarine

Norman Polmar

American submarine

by Norman Polmar

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Published by Nautical & Aviation Pub. Co. of America in Annapolis, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Submarines (Ships) -- United States -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index

    StatementNorman Polmar
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 171 p. :
    Number of Pages171
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16653385M
    ISBN 10093385238X
    LC Control Number80085149

      Titled U.S. Submarine Losses, World War II, the book contained a crucial error only discovered in , when Taylor asked fellow sub-enthusiast Yutaka Author: Jason Daley. On 9 February , about nine nautical miles (17 km; 10 mi) south of Oahu, Hawaii in the Pacific Ocean, the United States Navy (USN) Los Angeles-class submarine USS Greeneville collided with the Japanese-fishery high-school training ship Ehime Maru (えひめ丸) from Ehime a demonstration for some VIP civilian visitors, Greeneville performed an emergency ballast blow Cause: Ship collision.

      The mystery began on Jan. 28, , when the Grayback, one of the most successful American submarines of World War II, sailed out of Pearl Harbor for its 10th combat : John Ismay.   The NOOK Book (eBook) of the American Submarine Spadefish In World War 2 by Val Scanlon Jr. at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to Brand: Merriam Press.

      Published on Sep 1, A history of American submarine espionage during the Cold War. Produced by Will Lyman and Sherry Sontag, this unique documentary is . As the guided missile submarine USS Michigan and its two platoons of Navy SEALs surge beneath the polar ice cap toward the sunken submarines and the American and Russian ice camps above, the stage is set for an explosive confrontation. Return to Books.


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American submarine by Norman Polmar Download PDF EPUB FB2

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