STEEL BOATS - IRON MEN. The 'SILENT SERVICE': AMERICA'S SUBMARINE FLEET. Extra large commemorative edition. Features fantastic photographs, personal accounts, articles and biographies by submariners and innovators.
STEEL BOATS - IRON MEN: History of the U.S. Navy Submarine League. After the destruction of many of the U.S. Navy's battleships at Pearl Harbor, Fleet Admiral Nimitz looked to the men of the Submarine Force for protection as America rebuilt its naval forces. The steel boats have continued as America's front line of defense into the 21st Century. This is their history.
This attractive library quality special commemorative edition history of these steel boats and their crews was prepared in conjunction with the Naval Submarine League, a major submarine veterans group. The book features fantastic photographs, exciting personal accounts, articles, and biographies by submariners and innovators.
This extra large "coffee table size" volume with an embellished cover is filled with photos and stories. Includes interesting Bio's with then-and-now photos of many submariner veterans. Includes little known interesting accounts of many of the major corporations involved with the history of our Navy's submarine fleet. Reading this book will inform you of the great role US submarines have performed in defense of the country.