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Submarine Recognition Manual By United States Navy
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This Submarine Recognition Manual was originally created in the 1950s by the U.S. Navy to educate military personnel and civilians about how to spot and identify hostile submarines. In its pages... More > you'll find a detailed description of identification procedures, both from the air and the surface. Included are silhouettes and information about Soviet, American, British, French, Chinese, Italian, Swedish, and other submarines.< Less
The Fleet Type Submarine Periscope Manual By United States Navy
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The periscope is the eye of the submarine. It allows observation of the sea and the sky above, while the submarine remains submerged. It is also a crucial piece of combat equipment, featuring a... More > stadimeter to estimate the range and course angle of a target. Originally printed by the U.S. Navy, this Periscope Manual explains the operation and design of the periscope, and includes descriptions of its complex optical and mechanical details. It also contains maintenance and repair information. It’s a wonderful reference for anyone interested in the science of optics, for the modeler or museum docent, or anyone who ever wondered, “How the heck does that work?”< Less
United States Submarine Losses in World War II By United States Navy
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Originally printed in 1946 at the order of Vice Admiral Lockwood, Commander of Submarines, Pacific Fleet, United States Submarine Losses memorializes the 374 officers and 3131 men lost at sea between... More > 1941 and 1945. It also chronicles the gallantry and persistence of these men, who under the most difficult conditions possible, performed critical missions and almost single-handedly decimated Japan’s merchant fleet. “To those whose contribution meant the loss of sons, brothers or husbands in this war,” Admiral Lockwood noted in a speech given on Navy Day, 1945, “ I can assure you that they went down fighting and that their brothers who survived them took a grim toll of our savage enemy to avenge their deaths. May God rest their gallant souls.” This book is a testament to all those, living and dead, who served in the Silent Service in WWII. This enhanced, softbound edition features the entire original text and includes an official appendix of Axis submarine losses.< Less
Dönitz: A Defense By David Zabecki
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In this work, Zabecki proves conclusively that Dönitz was innocent of the charges leveled against him at Nuremberg by the Allies. Whether you agree or disagree with Zabecki's conclusions, this... More > book provides a very concise and readable account that covers Dönitz's background, with background on the International Military Tribunal, and details the two counts that Dönitz was eventually convicted of—crimes against peace and war crimes—and why Zabecki believes he should not have been found guilty of either. 9 photos, 1 document, 14 appendices, 3 tables.< Less
1947 By Oxney King
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World War 2 is over, the cold war has begun. The United States, supremely confident, emerging from the conflict as the only world power with the atomic bomb, also captured the lions share of Nazi... More > Germanys wonder weapon technology, the V2 rocket along with its senior design experts. Resulting from stories told by the German’s about a series of mysterious wartime encounters, the Americans unofficially set up Project Sign, to investigate reports of unidentified flying objects. America’s technological success is jealously regarded by its former ally and now main rival the Soviet Union, who fear that the Yankees aim is to mount atomic warheads atop V2 rockets and send them their way! Facilities for both the atomic bomb and V2 projects are concentrated in the New Mexico desert situated in the Southwestern region of the United States. It’s not long after testing of the V2’s start that strange things are seen in the sky…< Less
World War II Sea War, Vol 5: Air Raid Pearl Harbor. This Is Not a Drill By Donald A Bertke et al.
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In Volume 5, the United States officially enters the war. Highlights of this action-filled volume include: Minute-by-minute detail of Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor; Japanese attacks on Wake Island,... More > Luzon, Hong Kong, Malaya, Burma, etc., early attacks by US Navy subs in the Pacific; Russian Black Sea Fleet landing troops in the Crimea; continuing naval struggle in the Mediterranean; German U-boat attacks along the US Atlantic coast; Japanese attacks on US Pacific coast; American-British-Dutch-Australian Command battles the superior forces of the Imperial Japanese Navy; and the Battle of the Java Sea and the Battle of Sunda Strait.< Less
World War II Sea War, Vol 5: Air Raid Pearl Harbor. This Is Not a Drill By Donald A Bertke et al.
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In Volume 5, the United States officially enters the war. Highlights of this action-filled volume include: Minute-by-minute detail of Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor; Japanese attacks on Wake Island,... More > Luzon, Hong Kong, Malaya, Burma, etc., early attacks by US Navy subs in the Pacific; Russian Black Sea Fleet landing troops in the Crimea; continuing naval struggle in the Mediterranean; German U-boat attacks along the US Atlantic coast; Japanese attacks on US Pacific coast; American-British-Dutch-Australian Command battles the superior forces of the Imperial Japanese Navy; and the Battle of the Java Sea and the Battle of Sunda Strait.< Less
The Fleet Type Submarine Distilling Systems By United States Navy
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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. Submarine Distilling Systems Navpers 16170, was originally written to acquaint crewmen with the mechanisms used to replenish the sub’s supply of fresh water. These systems are important not only for providing water for cooking and drinking purposes, but because fresh water provides cooling for the Diesel engines, and serves as a vital agent for battery and steam boiler systems. This manual includes a description of how water is distilled, and discusses its use aboard the boat. It uses the Model S and Model X-1 systems as examples, detailing their operation, maintenance, and inspection. Originally classified “Restricted”, this book was recently declassified and is here reprinted in book form. Care has been taken to preserve the integrity of the text.< Less
The Fleet Type Submarine Main Propulsion Diesels Manual By United States Navy
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Originally printed in 1946, The Fleet Type Submarine series of technical manuals remains unparalleled. Contained in its pages are descriptions of every operating component aboard a fleet boat. ... More > Main Propulsion Diesels examines the submarine’s power plant in detail, from starting and control systems to fuel and exhaust, and cooling and lubrication systems. 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

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