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Submarine and Anti-submarine By Sir Henry John Newbolt
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Many are the fables which the Germans have done their best to pass off for truth among the spectators of the present War; but not one is more wilfully and demonstrably false, than their account of... More > the origin of the submarine.< Less
VC-9 By Robert F. Menary & Moncrieff J. Spear
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When the United States entered WWII, a small group of young Americans was sent into the Atlantic to combat Hitler's deadly U-boat fleet, then dangerously strangling the allied war effort. They were... More > the first to strike in the all-important "Battle of the Atlantic", called by Churchill himself the most crucial battle of the war. "VC-9" not only recounts the general history of this heroic naval-air squadron, which also saw action in the Pacific, but, based on first hand accounts from the pilots themselves, details each of their major combats.< Less
VC-9 First in the Battle of the Atlantic By Robert F. Menary & Moncrieff J. Spear
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When the United States entered WWII, a small group of young Americans was sent into the Atlantic to combat Hitler's deadly U-boat fleet, then dangerously strangling the allied war effort. They were... More > the first to strike in the all-important "Battle of the Atlantic", called by Churchill himself the most crucial battle of the war. "VC-9" not only recounts the general history of this heroic naval-air squadron, which also saw action in the Pacific, but, based on first hand accounts from the pilots themselves, details each of their major combats.< Less
Mad Cats By Kernan Chaisson
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This collection of stories from the members of VP-63, who lived and slept with the "MAD Cat" through almost three years of World War II, is not a gory tale, for VP-63 personnel normally did... More > not see that kind of war, with its agony of injury and death on the ground and in trenches. Theirs was a relatively clean war usually over the beautiful sea. When tragedy struck, the consequences were instant and final. Many of these stories are humorous, with tragedy mostly in the background. The special lives they forged are what it is all about. Through it all, the sailors of VP-63 gave birth to a major technology that came out of the war; something that became a mainstay of the anti-submarine effort to this day. It was their work that gave birth to the Magnetic Anomaly Detector (MAD) that today, is carried by almost every ASW aircraft throughout the world. The 'stinger' sticking out of the back of every P-3 and P-8A is instantly recognizable to every sailor in the MAD Cats…< Less
The Battle Against the U-Boat in the American Theater By A. Timothy Warnock
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This booklet is one of a series tracing selected Army Air Forces activities in the Second World War. It describes the Army Air Forces' contribution to the Battle of the Atlantic from the American... More > Theater. Flying radar-equipped long-range patrol planes, AAF airmen demonstrated the value of land-based airpower against naval threats. 32 pages, 10 B&W photos, 6 drawings, 5 maps.< Less
This is Your Life: Edgar "Buddy" Galvin By Minerva Bloom & Matthew Bloom
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This book encompasses experiences that span almost a century in the life of Edgar "Buddy" Galvin. From notes and memory, Buddy reflects on the major highlights and lessons gleaned over that... More > time.  His story illuminates events in his lifetime; from his childhood growing up in Baltimore Maryland during Prohibition and the Great Depression, his long lasting affair with music, and his work as a 1st class ship-fitter where he witnessed the launching of the first Liberty ship the SS Patrick Henry. Buddy relates in an intimate fashion, his experience in the United States Navy as a Long Range Aerial Navigator aboard B-24 Liberators, while on anti-submarine patrol out of Dunkeswell, England. He also gives a personal account of his participation in the search for Flight 19, one of the great aviation mysteries. His life has been enriched with his travels around the world, family and friends, civic work, and his continuous commitment with volunteer efforts in the South Florida community.< Less
Patrol and ASW Aircraft of the Argentine Navy Vol. I By Santiago L. Aversa
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A study of the Argentine's Navy Patrol and ASW Aircraft, 1921-1960. From airships to the Lockheed Neptune. First volume of a two volume set.
Patrol and ASW Aircraft of the Argentine Navy Vol. I By Santiago L. Aversa
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A study of the Argentine's Navy Patrol and ASW Aircraft, 1921-1960. From airships to the Lockheed Neptune. First volume of a two volume set.
Submarine Electrical Installations By Periscope Film LLC
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Originally printed in 1946, The Fleet Type Submarine series of technical manuals remains unparalleled. Contained in its pages and those of the companion texts are descriptions of every operating... More > component aboard a fleet boat. Electrical Installations, Navpers 16162, was originally written to acquaint submarine crews with the theory, operation, and construction of the components of the electrical installations. It especially emphasizes maintenance features and methods. Featuring explanatory text and numerous, detailed diagrams, the book is a wonderful reference for the museum docent, researcher, or anyone who ever wondered “how the heck does that work?” Originally classified “Restricted”, this book was recently declassified and is here reprinted in book form. Some illustrations have been slightly reformatted, and color plates are reproduced in black and white. Care has been taken to preserve the integrity of the text.< Less
Submarine Trim and Drain Systems By Periscope Film LLC
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Originally printed in 1946, The Fleet Type Submarine series of technical manuals remains unparalleled. Contained in its pages and those of the companion texts are descriptions of every operating... More > component aboard a fleet boat. Trim and Drain Systems, Navpers 16166, examines the mechanisms that allow a submarine to be a “submersible ship” -- to dive beneath the waves and resurface. Featuring explanatory text and numerous, detailed diagrams, the book is a wonderful reference for the museum docent, researcher, or anyone who ever wondered “how the heck does that work?” Originally classified “Restricted”, this book was recently declassified and is here reprinted in book form. Some illustrations have been slightly reformatted, and color plates are reproduced in black and white. Care has been taken to preserve the integrity of the text.< Less

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