STEALTH AT SEA: THE HISTORY OF THE SUBMARINE. An acclaimed military historian now tells the story of a weapon that played crucial and often secret parts in both world wars and in the cold war: the submarine. --60% DISCOUNT--
STEALTH AT SEA: The History of the Submarine, by Dan Van Der Vat.
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This fresh and wide-ranging chronicle arrives as strategists rethink the role of these vessels in the new world order. The author provides a detailed history of submarine combat operations through both WORLD WARS and the Cold War, plus a detailed review of the submarines developmental histories.
At the close of the cold war, the world had more than 700 submarines, some 300 of them nuclear-powered and scores still equipped with nuclear missiles. What will become of them and of renewed prospects for conventional, diesel-powered submarines are contemplated in this book. This fills an essential need in contemporary military history. 374 pages. Photographs and illustrations.