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The Submarine By Periscope Film LLC
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This “Basic Enlisted Submarine Text” was originally published by the U.S. Navy in 1963. A revision of “The Fleet Type Submarine”, a basic reference book for the crews of... More > WWII-era fleet boats, this book also includes information about nuclear propulsion — with the USS Skipjack, SS(N)585 used for illustrative purposes. The book contains a brief history of the submarine, and features numerous diagrams and photographs. It offers definitions of submarine components and terminology, and provides technical descriptions of various machinery and sub-systems such as the snorkel, ballast tanks, ventilation, trim and steering.< Less
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 Air 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. Air Systems, Navpers 16164, was originally written to acquaint submarine crews with the submarine’s compressed air system. This vital system provides the hydraulic system with pressure, discharges torpedoes, blows tanks and maintains trim, and even provides the oxygen used to start the main diesel engines. The book explores all five air systems on a fleet boat. It offers explanatory text and numerous, detailed diagrams.Originally classified “Restricted”, this book was recently declassified and is here reprinted in book form. Some illustrations and fold-outs have been 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
Submarine Hydraulic 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. Hydraulic Systems, Navpers 16169, describes the system that powers the submarine’s steering mechanism and diving planes. It is also a richly- illustrated textbook that discusses hydraulic forces and their methods of employment. It includes a detailed description of the operation, installation, and repair of various parts, and outlines common problems and remedies. 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
2007 Submarine Almanac By Neal Stevens, Editor
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Subsim.com celebrates 10 years on the web with a flotilla of submarine and naval stories, articles, and art from naval historians, subsim players, game developers, and Navy men. Featuring Silent... More > Hunter III Captain’s Log, The Legend of Odin, Just Another Cargo Ship, Rising Tide, Civilian Submariner, Cavalla Makes its Mark, The Flanders U Boat Flotilla, The Dreadnought Era, Erich Topp (U-552), The History of Subsims, Life aboard a Nuclear Submarine, Submarines as Time Machines, The Lost Patrols of U-49, Origin of the Laconia Order, and much more. The 2007 Submarine Almanac: an award-winning chronicle of all things naval.< Less
Noirmoutier's Trap - Submarine Warfare - 1 By Claude J. Sire
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Imagine that the Wall is still in Berlin... At the heart of a plot that endangers the French defense, three young engineers discovered a prototype that revolutionizes submarine warfare. Will Russia... More > and others tolerate this questioning of their nuclear strategy? "Noirmoutier's trap" is the first book of 7 novels where French resist attacks from North Korea, Russia or America. The original 7 books have been published in French, since 2009, under the name of "Guerres sous-marines". Translation of part 4 is in progress.< Less
The Submarine NAVPERS 16160-B GUPPY Edition By Periscope Film LLC
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The Submarine, Navpers 16160-B, is a revision of the classic WWII submarine training book, The Fleet Type Submarine, that was issued in 1961. In the post-war period, the United States developed the... More > GUPPY class submarines, and this book uses the USS Becuna (SS-319) to acquaint crews with the design. GUPPY was an extensive conversion program that saw WWII-era boats modified with the snorkel, greater battery capacity, and a more streamlined hull. The book offers definitions of submarine components and terminology, and provides technical descriptions of various machinery and sub-systems such as the snorkel, ballast tanks, ventilation, trim and steering. 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
The North Korean Threat - Submarine Warfare, part 1 By Claude J. Sire
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This package presents the 3 first novels of 7 French books, available on iBookstores, Kindle and Lulu.com. In this book, away from an American plot, the North Korean strategy of a new missile strike... More > is preparing its deadly scheme. It countains the 3 novels : - Noirmoutier's trap - Elysée on alert - Shadow's comittee revenge. This book is followed by "Sky on fire, submarine Warfare part 4", a thrilling 250 pages novel already published in French since march 2011. Translation of part 4 is in progress. Claude J. Sire, a French specialist of nuclear and defense as already published 12 novels in French.< Less
The Evolution of Aircraft Carriers - From Pusher Biplanes of 1910 Through the World's First Nuclear Powered Carrier - USS Enterprise CVN-65 By Scott MacDonald, Monty Nebinger
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In 1910, the great battleship with her huge guns was the ultimate expression of naval power. Yet, already one rival had appeared with the emergence of submarines whose torpedoes could sink the... More > largest of battleships. Soon, an even deadlier rival appeared. At first, the new flying machines didn't seem to be much of a threat as they were in their infancy. Naval opinion varied from outright dismissal of them to ‘wait and see'. Yet there were pioneers who understood that they would be essential to naval dominance. Within 50 yrs., their efforts had made the aircraft carrier into the new Queen of the seas. The Evolution of Aircraft Carriers is a compilation of official U.S. Navy documents, essays and photographs that takes the reader on a journey from Eugene Ely’s first flight from the USS Birmingham to the building of the first carrier from the keel up and continues on for over 50 years of world naval aircraft carrier and aviation history; ending just after completion of the USS Enterprise CVN-65.< Less