British Submarines 1939-45
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British Submarines 1939-45 by Innes McCartney
Book DescriptionThe submarine was the invisible but formidable weapon of the Royal Navy during World War II. This book examines the three major classes - 'S', 'T' and 'U' - detailing their design, development and modification. The major submarine engagements of the war are recounted, including the Norwegian campaign, the battle of Malta in March 1942, Operation Pedestal, and many other engagements in all theatres between the British subs, German U-Boats and Japanese subs. Using many previously unpublished sources and his own extensive underwater explorations, Innes McCartney gives a highly detailed account of the British submarine.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781846030079
(248mm x 184mm x 5mm)
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 7-Nov-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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As the major powers engaged in an arms race in the years of the 20th century, the Admiralty was tasked with developing that deadly stalker of the seas - the submarine. This book explains the world of early submarine warfare as the Admiralty, under intense pressure, developed a number of submarine classes to attack and harass rival navies.
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Author Biography - Innes McCartney
Innes McCartney is a naval history enthusiast, who runs his own publishing company specialising in naval history. He lectures on a variety of naval history subjects. Unusually, he combines his knowledge of naval history with a passion for diving and has explored many submarine and ship wrecks to uncover vital information about their design and battle experience. He was part of a team who worked on a Channel 4 documentary on the battle of Jutland. He lives and works in Penzance, Cornwall. The author lives in Penzance, Cornwall, UK.
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