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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
Le Havre: A Riveting Expose for Our World Today: The French Resistance World War II - A Historical War Romance Novel By Pierre Gerard
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Merriam Press Historical Fiction Series. The late Pierre Gerard's historical war romance poignantly portrays the atrocities of war and what happens when individuals and nations ignore, unite with or... More > combat those whose deliberate and declared intent is to intimidate, persecute, dominate and annihilate other people and countries. We learn about the boundless bravery that was France’s salvation during those terrifying, turbulent years. We taste the unleashed, incomprehensible evil that man is capable of and the horrific anguish and extermination the Nazis successfully executed against Jews, dissidents, and those they deemed different and inferior, and therefore, unworthy of life. Le Havre is significant not just for France and Europe during World War II, as the ramifications of this historical novel and era also apply to present and future civilizations. It is my hope that the reader be awakened and inspired by the passion and positive activism of The French Resistance. 52 images.< Less
Le Havre By Pierre Gerard
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Merriam Press Historical Fiction No. 10. First Edition, 2016. The late Pierre Gerard's historical war romance poignantly portrays the atrocities of war and what happens when individuals and nations... More > ignore, unite with or combat those whose deliberate and declared intent is to intimidate, persecute, dominate and annihilate other people and countries. We learn about the boundless bravery that was France’s salvation during those terrifying, turbulent years. We taste the unleashed, incomprehensible evil that man is capable of and the horrific anguish and extermination the Nazis successfully executed against Jews, dissidents, and those they deemed different and inferior, and therefore, unworthy of life. Le Havre is significant not just for France and Europe during World War II, as the ramifications of this historical novel and era also apply to present and future civilizations. It is my hope that the reader be awakened and inspired by the passion and positive activism of The French Resistance. 52 images.< Less
One Allied Sailor By Carol Ann Lindsay
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In this book, which reads like a novel, Dirk Baatenburg de Jong, a Dutch Merchant Marine, is involved with a war he never signed up for after the Nazis invaded his native country, The Netherlands.... More > After being part of the Battle of the Atlantic, fighting in the Mediterranean and Pacific Theatres, Dirk settled in the United States where he confronted another, more insidious threat, a corrupt labor union that threatened the life of his family. This is a must read for anyone interested in history, human survival, love, and unknown heroes.< Less
The Submarine in War and Peace By Simon Lake
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Originally published in 1918, this book is a chronicle of submarine history, and a tribute to the bold vision of author Simon Lake. Lake believed the submarine held enormous promise as an engine of... More > commerce. In the future, he proposed, submarines would harvest oysters from the ocean floor, and transport cargo without interference from storms. In 1893, inspired by a U.S. Navy challenge, Lake constructed his first submarine, Argonaut Junior. It was followed by the more advanced Protector, which was sold to the Czar of Russia in 1904. Lake spent the next seven years designing boats for the Russian and the Austro-Hungarian navies. He finally returned to the United States in 1912, and eventually he sold 24 submarines to the U.S. Navy. His success was short-lived however, and the company went into bankruptcy in the 1920s. Simon Lake remained active in the field of submarine technology, and advised the U.S. Navy during WWII.< Less
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Brute Beauty And Valour And Act, Oh, Air, Pride, Plume, Here Buckle! By Frank Key
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One hundred and eleven essays on divers subjects, including reservoirs, U-Boat captains, underpants bombers, fools, brains, jelly, and Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath. Fine writing from the onlie... More > begetter of Hooting Yard.< Less
Thunder Bay: Mystery and Intrigue In Northern Michigan By Robert Reynolds
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The disappearance of a fishing boat goes unnoticed during a violent storm on Thunder Bay. A mysterious canister and an unidentified body washes ashore. The canister's deadly contents alarm... More > authorities. Discovery of the sunken boat sets off an investigation on both sides of Lake Huron as U.S. and Canadian authorities try to unravel the mystery before tragedy occurs. Throughout this tale of mystery and intrigue, love blossoms between the story's pivotal character and an old sweetheart. Set along Michigan's idyllic Thunder Bay, this timely thriller is framed by pristine waters, treacherous schemers and rekindled romance, all brought to life with an array of colorful characters.< Less
World War 2 In Review No. 39: Consolidated's Coronado By Merriam Press
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series. This issue provides a pictorial history of the Consolidated PB2Y Coronado flying boat patrol bomber with history, data, and 144 B&W and color... More > photographs The Coronado saw service in transport and anti-submarine duties with the U.S. Navy and the Royal Air Force during World War II.< Less
Family or Honour By alan martin
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Von Berg, a German Condor pilot is based in Bordeaux.His cousin on U-boats, also based in Bordeaux, is under suspicion of the Gestapo through his involvement with a beautiful flamenco dancer. Von... More > Berg is drawn in. Meanwhile the British now use rocket-launched Hurricanes...< Less

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