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Franklin's War By Al Allaway
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An underwater demolition Frogman, returning from a successful mission in N. Korea, expects a heroes welcome. Instead he is clamped in irons and thrown in the brig. No explanation! The charge is... More > murder. Caught between political intrigue and government greed, Rex Franklin has to fight for his life.< Less
U.S. Navy Diving Manual Volume 1 General Principles of Diving NAVSHIPS 250-538 By Periscope Film.com
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Originally published by the U.S. Navy as a training text for Underwater Demolition Team (UDT) members, deep sea divers and frogmen, this Diving Manual is an indispensible reference for anyone... More > interested in exploring the depths. Volume 1 presents the general principles of diving including underwater physics, physiology, basic procedures, hazards, safety, and technical information. Volume 2 (sold separately) presents information about surface supplied and scuba diving. This historical book is a carefully created copy of NAVSHIPS 250-538, originally created during WWII and revised periodically.< Less
Mask, Fins & Knife By Adam Grohman
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Mask, Fins and Knife is the definitive history of the diving equipment utilized by the Underwater Demolition Teams and SEALs from the early days of World War II to present. Clad in trunks and wearing... More > a mask, a set of fins and armed with a knife, the men of the early amphibious units stormed the beaches of Japanese-held islands in the Pacific Theater. In Europe, the men of the Naval Combat Demolition Units landed on the blood-strewn beaches of Normandy in a valiant effort to break the Atlantic Wall. Mask, Fins & Knife provides a detailed look at the early equipment from the LARU rebreather, Pirelli and Draeger closed-circuit diving rigs to the advent of the Aqua-Lung. Heavily illustrated with over twenty-five + photographs and with information gathered from official U.S. Navy Diving Manuals, various other histories and sources, Mask, Fins & Knife is the only book of its kind that explains the true history of the underwater equipment used by the “Naked Warrior” of World War II to today’s modern SEAL.< Less
U.S. Navy Diving Manual Volume 2 Surface Supplied Air and Self-Contained Diving (SCUBA) NAVSHIPS 250-538 By Periscope Film.com
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Originally published by the U.S. Navy as a training text for Underwater Demolition Team (UDT) members, deep sea divers and frogmen, this Diving Manual is an indispensible reference for anyone... More > interested in exploring the depths. Volume 1 (sold separately) presents the general principles of diving. Volume 2 presents information about surface supplied air and scuba diving. Special sections include technical descriptions of equipment, maintenance, medical aspects of diving, hazards, normal procedures and emergency procedures, This historical book is a carefully created copy of NAVSHIPS 250-538, originally created during WWII and revised periodically. If you're interested in diving, you MUST have this book on your shelf!< Less
Plant Operation aboard a WWII Submarine By W.F. Danielson
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While many submarine commanders have documented their experiences, they usually focus on their adventures instead of the technical aspects of their vessels. W.F. Danielson, P.E., clears the cobwebs... More > that surround how submarines work in this technically-oriented book for engineers, scientists, and anyone eager to understand how these majestic vessels operate. After establishing some diesel submarine basics and equipment fundamentals, the book positions you as a crew member on watch. Depending on the situation, you’ll take her up from the deep, drop off an underwater demolition team or coax another half-knot from a surfaced boat already delivering flank speed. Not everything always goes smoothly: You’ll learn how to survive a fierce depth charge attack and hobble back home, how to break a nose-first freefall caused by jammed bow planes. If you’ve ever wondered about the technical aspects of maneuvering a submarine, then you’ll treasure the detailed information in Plant Operation Aboard a WWII Submarine.< Less