Download E-books The Submarine: A History PDF

As wonderful as a high-tech mystery, The Submarine is key examining for realizing the final hundred years of struggle. It tells the tale of the dreamers who first imagined submersible ships and the creative and sensible engineers who created them; of the visionary nationwide leaders and naval strategists who supported the advance of underwater warships and the recognized metal- nerved males on both sides who wielded this weapon. The Submarine information the position of subs in either international wars, and the way, within the nuclear age, they turned the main strong guns of battle ever created—the strength that satirically saved the peace in the course of the chilly struggle with no firing a unmarried shot.

Show description

Read or Download The Submarine: A History PDF

Best Conventional books

The Renaissance at War (Smithsonian History of Warfare)

The Renaissance at WarToward the top of the 15th century, sleek artillery and transportable firearms grew to become the signature guns of eu armies, substantially changing the character of struggle. the hot hands remodeled society, too, as towns have been equipped and rebuilt to restrict the consequences of bombardment through cannon.

The Evolution Of Weapons And Warfare (A Da Capo paperback)

A historical past of guns and conflict, from the Macedonian sarissa to the atomic bomb. The e-book describes technological and strategic advances in army technological know-how, but in addition goals to awaken the horror of battle and touch upon the way forward for war.

The British Army Handbook 1939-1945

To encapsulate the British military in a single e-book is not any effortless activity, yet right here, George 40 offers it because it was once through the moment international struggle. whilst battle was once declared in 1939, the British military used to be a great deal the 'Cinderella' of the 3 armed companies with a complete energy of round 865,000 males. notwithstanding, simply 4 years later whilst the Allies invaded North West Europe, the British military had grown right into a robust, well-organized and well-equipped battling strength of 3 million women and men.

Bloody Triangle: The Defeat of Soviet Armor in the Ukraine, June 1941

It used to be a tank conflict surpassed in measurement and value purely via the recognized defeat of Germany’s Panzer strength close to Kursk in 1943. And but, little is understood approximately this weeklong conflict of greater than thousand Soviet and German tanks in a stretch of northwestern Ukraine that got here to be referred to as the “bloody triangle.

Extra info for The Submarine: A History

Show sample text content

Rated 4.52 of 5 – based on 13 votes