Imperial Japanese Navy Submarines 1941-45 by Mark Stille
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Imperial Japanese Navy Submarines 1941-45
By Mark Stille

Imperial Japanese Navy Submarines 1941-45

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Imperial Japanese Navy Submarines 1941-45 by Mark Stille

Book Description

During World War II, the Imperial Japanese Navy was at the forefront of submarine technology. It fielded the largest pre-nuclear submarines in the world, some capable of carrying floatplane bombers, which operated alongside fast combat vessels and midget submarines, all equipped with the best torpedoes available. The Japanese submarine fleet should have been an awe-inspiring force but, despite playing a crucial scouting role and enjoying several notable successes, it was surprisingly ineffective. Using unique color plates, Mark Stille describes the astounding technical advances of this range of vessels, and the wartime tactics responsible for their failure.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781846030901
ISBN-10: 1846030900
Format: Paperback
(248mm x 184mm x 5mm)
Pages: 48
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 6-Jun-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Mark Stille

Commander (retired) Mark O Stille served as a career Naval Intelligence Officer, spending over five years of his naval career assigned to various US Navy carriers. He continues to work in this field in a civilian capacity. He holds an MA from the Naval War College and has had several wargames published. This is his second book for Osprey. He lives in Virginia, USA. The author lives in Dunn Loring, VA.

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