A Pictorial History Of Oceanographic Submersibles

A Pictorial History Of Oceanographic Submersibles A thorough illustrated history of oceanographic submersibles going back to Alexander the Great through William Beebe and SEALAB Tektite to modern days Beautifully illustrated with magnificent il

  • Title: A Pictorial History Of Oceanographic Submersibles
  • Author: James B. Sweeney
  • ISBN: 9780709128649
  • Page: 324
  • Format: Hardcover
  • A thorough illustrated history of oceanographic submersibles, going back to Alexander the Great, through William Beebe and SEALAB Tektite to modern days.Beautifully illustrated with 420 magnificent illustrations, and written by James Sweeney, former Public Relations Officer of the U.S Naval Oceanographic Office in Washington D.C The former combat reporter and photA thorough illustrated history of oceanographic submersibles, going back to Alexander the Great, through William Beebe and SEALAB Tektite to modern days.Beautifully illustrated with 420 magnificent illustrations, and written by James Sweeney, former Public Relations Officer of the U.S Naval Oceanographic Office in Washington D.C The former combat reporter and photographer is a well known and respected author An incredible reference book on deep sea submersibles.

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    1. I picked this up cheap on eBay, and it proved to be ex-library so I got a partial refund. I should have sent it back – while it covers the early history of submarines reasonably well, as soon as it reaches WW1 it’s almost as if the world shrinks to only the US and its concerns. The chapter on WW2 is especially bad – it reads as though only the USA and Japan operated submarines, with only brief mentions of German U-Boots (which are not U-Botes, as the book writes at one point) and British m [...]

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