Silent Killers

Submarines and Underwater Warfare

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Silent Killers

Submarines and Underwater Warfare

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James P. Delgado, President and CEO of the Institute of Nautical Archaeology, presents a detailed and visually stunning examination of the history and development of the modern nuclear submarine. Calling on his training as a nautical archaeologist who was among the first explorers to dive the Titanic, Delgado recreates the story of the submarine from the bottom up – that is through eerie photographs of subs at the bottom of the sea. In addition, he explores submarine technology, from wooden to iron to steel hulls, from hand-cranked to nuclear-powered propulsion, from candlelight to electricity, from gunpowder 'torpedoes' to nuclear missiles. An esteemed underwater archaeologist and marine historian, Jim Delgado has compiled an extraordinary history of the dragons of the deep. Silent Killers is a triumph that is educational as well as highly entertaining. Clive Cussler

Product details

Published Jun 20 2011
Format Ebook (Epub & Mobi)
Edition 1st
Extent 264
ISBN 9781849088619
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 84 b/w; 33 col
Series General Military
Short code GNM
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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