An Illustrated History From 1900 to 1950 : An Authoritative Guide to the Development of Underwater Vessels Around the World, With Over 400 Historical Photographs, Paintings and CutawaysBook - 2008
A complete history of underwater vessels and the landmarks in their development, from turn-of-the-century pioneer Simon Lake up to the production of the nuclear-powered Dreadnought. - Concise technical specifications provide clear information about each submarine's country of origin, size, speed, displacement and armory, with a glossary that explains relevant technical and military terms. - Extensive details about over 70 different kinds of submarine from around the world, including the Holland boats, Aigette, Storm, Skipjack, Torbay and Sea Dragon, as well as dramatic episodes in submarine history such as the sinking of the Lusitania and the capture of the Enigma cipher from U110.
Publisher: London : Southwater, 
Copyright Date: ©2008
Branch Call Number: 623.8257 P226S
Characteristics: 160 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm
Alternative Title: World encyclopedia of submarines.