The phantom submarine

The phantom submarine Author Richard Brightfield
ISBN-10 0553236350
Release 1984-06-22
Pages 111
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The Submarine

The Submarine Author Duncan Redford
ISBN-10 9781784530891
Release 2015-03-30
Pages 352
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"Underhand and damned un-English" was the view of submarines in Edwardian Britain. Yet by the 1960s the new nuclear powered submarines were seen by the Royal Navy as being the "hallmark of a first class navy." In this book Duncan Redford, a retired Royal Navy submarine officer, explores how - and why - attitudes to the submarine changed in Britain between 1900 and 1977. Using a wide array of previously unpublished sources, Redford sheds light on what the British thought about submarines, both their own and those that were used against them. Rather than providing an operational history of Britain's submarines, this book looks at naval and civilian conceptions of what submarine warfare was imagined to be like in the context of unrestricted submarine warfare, the world wars and the development of nuclear weaponry. With chapters on the coronation and jubilee reviews at Spithead, the submarine in novels and films, as well as coverage of the Royal Navy's and civilian views of submarines and submarine warfare this book gives a comprehensive view of the British regard - or lack of it - for the submarine. Through the examination of the British relationship with submarines since 1900 it is possible to see changing patterns in acceptance and tensions between different sub-cultures, both civil and maritime. Since 1900 the meaning constructed around submarines has changed as the submarine has progressed along a road from perdition as the weapon of the weaker power (and morally weaker power too) to a form of redemption as a major capital unit. This book will be essential for naval historians, students and those interested in aspects of submarine development and use.

The Phantom Detective

The Phantom Detective Author John Gregory Betancourt
ISBN-10 9780809511518
Release 2004-10
Pages 130
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A facsimile reprint of the very first issue of the classic pulp magazine, The Phantom Detective (original publication date: February 1933). It contains a complete novel about The Phantom Detective ("The Emperor of Death"), plus 3 short stories and an editorial ("Introducing the Phantom Detective").

Ghost Stories and Legends of Prince Edward Island

Ghost Stories and Legends of Prince Edward Island Author Julie V. Watson
ISBN-10 9781459725034
Release 1998-09-01
Pages 289
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Swathed in mist, surrounded by the secretive sea, wind wailing like the lost souls of sailors around its shores, Prince Edward Island is the ideal setting for the strange and incredible, even the supernatural. Islanders have handed down, from one generation to the next, legends and ghost stories: tales of phantom ships, Indian curses, buried pirate treasure, sea serpents, and ghostly apparitions. In this book, Julie Watson has collected a wealth of "true tales"; many were told to her by those who experienced them, or knew someone who did. Others are culled from old newspapers and books; to add to their charm, the author has copied these exactly as written, including the sometimes quaint spelling and punctuation. And, strange as most of these stories are, who dares to doubt the veracity of the sailors who met a phantom schooner, the fishermen who fled a sea monster, or the countless Islanders who have dug for pirate gold, only to be terrified by something uncanny, into abandoning their search? Perhaps you will visit West Point Lighthouse in the dark of the moon, or watch the drowned spectre of Holland Cove, trailing sea-water across the floor, or, like the doomed Peter McIntyre, venture into the cemetery at Scotch Fort at night, never to return. On the other hand, you can curl up with this book on a dark night and find yourself transported into the haunting legends, delightful yarns, and spine-tingling ghost stories of the magical and mysterious Prince Edward Island.

The Phantom at Alligator Bay

The Phantom at Alligator Bay Author Ann Westmoreland
ISBN-10 9781496937186
Release 2014-09-22
Pages 96
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Sara and Jackie were so excited to be going on a three-day, two-night field trip to the Georgia coast. Two days before they left, they heard from another group that just gone the week before that there was a strange man lurking around the campground. Sara and Jackie decided not to tell their parents about the man for fear that they might be kept at home. Find out what adventures the girls had and if the man was dangerous. Discover the surprise ending.

The Hunting Submarine

The Hunting Submarine Author Ian Trenowden
ISBN-10 9781291912234
Release 2014-06-24
Pages 236
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HMS Tally-Ho, captained by Commander L.W.A. Bennington, was a T-class submarine which achieved spectacular success in the Second World War. Her name was chosen for her by Winston Churchill and it proved a very suitable one for a hunting submarine. In a single wartime commission, lasting from 15th March 1943 to 26th February 1945, she operated in the Malacca Strait. Here, surrounded by enemy air bases and in badly charted shallow waters - so shallow many experts considered them completely unsuitable for submarine operations - she took a heavy toll of enemy warships and supply vessels. The boat, her captain and her crew are all vividly portrayed in this exciting chronicle which is the fruit of wide and detailed research.


Submarine Author Jean Hood
ISBN-10 9781844861613
Release 2012-06-26
Pages 604
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Submarine' is almost certainly the first book to bring together eye-witness accounts from almost every navy that deployed submarines in WW2, and it is far more than an account of WW2 missions. With self-deprecating modesty, humour, pride, sadness and sometimes bitterness, submariners from Britain, Germany, the USA, Italy, France, the former USSR and Yugoslavia, Norway, Greece, Poland, the Netherlands and Japan describe every facet of operational submarine life, from firing torpedoes, the illicit distillation of alcohol, going to the toilet in heavy weather, rescuing a cat and how to treat appendicitis, to the terrifying experiences of being depth-charged, disposing of a bomb, escaping a doomed boat and planting charges beneath an enemy warship.

Scorpion in the Sea

Scorpion in the Sea Author P. T. Deutermann
ISBN-10 9781429922296
Release 2011-04-01
Pages 582
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On a calm night off the Florida coast, a fishing boat vanishes without a trace. Something deadly is hiding in U.S. waters, and the Navy brass would rather bury the truth than face it. It's Montgomery's war now. Brash and unconventional, Mike Montgomery is hardly regulation Navy. At his side, Diane Martinson, the Chief of Staff's wife--smart, tough...and his lover. Under his command, the USS Goldsborough--a WWII-era destroyer thundering toward a showdown of water and fire. With the arrival of P.T. Deutermann--retired Navy captain, former arms control negotiator within the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and ex-commander of at destroyer squadron--today's naval thriller just climbed to a whole new level.

Playing for Time

Playing for Time Author Lodwick H. Alford
ISBN-10 9781300029625
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Korea Yearbook 2007

Korea Yearbook  2007 Author Rüdiger Frank
ISBN-10 9789047422860
Release 2007-11-13
Pages 320
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South Korea-oriented articles in the 2007 yearbook deal with online grassroots journalism and participatory democracy, the Lone Star scandal, changing perceptions of inward direct investment, the impact of China’s economic ascendance, modern cityscape and mass housing production, new ancestral shrines, and the political economy of patriotism. The yearbook is essential reading for anyone interested in modern Korea.

Pearl Harbor Air Raid

Pearl Harbor Air Raid Author Nicholas Veronico
ISBN-10 9780811765497
Release 2016-11-28
Pages 208
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Just in time for 75th anniversary commemorations of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, this latest addition offers a complete visual history of the attack, its aftermath, and the salvage efforts that followed. Over 300 photos, with detailed captions—complete with information such as aircraft serial numbers—document aircraft, ships, submarines, and key locations. Text sidebars highlight President Roosevelt’s famous speech, the little known failed Japanese attack that followed in March 1942, and more.

The Phantom Defense

The Phantom Defense Author Craig R. Eisendrath
ISBN-10 027597183X
Release 2001-01-01
Pages 190
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Drawn from the authors' insider information and expertise, a thought-provoking book discusses the effectiveness of the United States missile defense system and shows how thoughtful diplomacy is the key to meeting security goals.

The Ghost Road

The Ghost Road Author Tony Abbott
ISBN-10 9780545034326
Release 2009
Pages 162
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Derek Stone realizes that to stop the undead Legion army from preying on those around him he must close the Rift, which allows the dead to enter the world of the living.

The Phantom War in the Northwest and an Account of Japanese Submarine Operations on the West Coast 1941 1942

The Phantom War in the Northwest and an Account of Japanese Submarine Operations on the West Coast  1941 1942 Author Grahame F. Shrader
ISBN-10 OCLC:18406078
Release 1969
Pages 60
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The Phantom War in the Northwest and an Account of Japanese Submarine Operations on the West Coast 1941 1942 has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The Phantom War in the Northwest and an Account of Japanese Submarine Operations on the West Coast 1941 1942 also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The Phantom War in the Northwest and an Account of Japanese Submarine Operations on the West Coast 1941 1942 book for free.

Raiders of the Deep

Raiders of the Deep Author Lowell Thomas
ISBN-10 1904381030
Release 2002-08-01
Pages 363
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In this oral history of the U-boats of the Great War, Lowell Thomas introduces many of the great pioneering submariners such as Hersing, Steinbrink, Hashagen and the most successful submarine commander of all time, the remarkable von Arnauld.

The Submariner s Dictionary

The Submariner s Dictionary Author Ron Martini
ISBN-10 9781932606140
Release 2005
Pages 184
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Submariners are a tight knit group of men bound together by training and experience, and with a language all their own. That language is perhaps a little vulgar, but never intentionally demeaning, and a little irreverent but still worldly. This work is an attempt to preserve and explain some of these curious guys who so proudly wear a shiny metal pin that looks like a strange pair of fish on their left breast. This process of accumulating this new language begins in Boot Camp, and is added to with every change of duty station the sailor undergoes. It is heard aboard the boats and, unknowingly, by family members who can't understand terms like head, deck, and overhead, and who think SOS is a distress signal.

The Intelligence War in Latin America 1914 1922

The Intelligence War in Latin America  1914 1922 Author Jamie Bisher
ISBN-10 9781476620268
Release 2016-02-22
Pages 448
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World War I did not bypass Latin America. Within days of the war's outbreak, European belligerents mobilized intelligence assets and secret diplomacy to compete for Latin America's allegiances and resources. This intelligence war entangled all of the American republics and even Japan. Dreary consular offices from the Rio Grande to the Straits of Magellan were abruptly thrust into covert activities, trafficking in fugitives, running contraband and conducting sabotage. Revolutionary and counter-revolutionary movements, big oil, international banks and businesses were also drawn in. Drawing on long-classified U.S. intelligence documents, this narrative of the Latin American intelligence war reveals the complexity and chaos behind the placid veneer of wartime Pan-America. The author connects the dots between Mexico City, Buenos Aires, Guatemala City, Lima, Havana, Santiago, Rio de Janeiro, Berlin, London, Washington, Tokyo and dozens of safe houses, front companies, consulates, legations and headquarters in between. Scores of unrecognized veterans of the intelligence war are revealed.