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The First Submarines The Beginnings of Underwater Warfare by Richard Compton-Hall
  

The First Submarines The Beginnings of Underwater Warfare

Synopsis

The First Submarines The Beginnings of Underwater Warfare by Richard Compton-Hall

This witty and perceptive account of the early years of submarine development contains much new material and the lives of the forgotten pioneers of submarines. It includes many wonderful inventions and even more colourful inventors, but focuses primarily on John Philip Holland, the Irish-American genius who took submarine development out of the hands of lunatics and visionaries and turned it into a deadly weapon of war.

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Publication date

1st January 2004

Author

Richard Compton-Hall

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Publisher

Periscope Publishing Ltd

Format

Paperback
192 pages

Categories

Naval forces & warfare

ISBN

9781904381198

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