Weapons of War Submarines 1776-1940

Author(s): Michael Spilling

Adult Non-Fiction

Part of the Weapons of War series, this book features more than 150 color and black & white illustrations and photographs as well as detailed specifications of submarines built between 1776 and 1940.Submarines 1776 1940 brings together the most important submarines up until World War II in a single, handy volume arranged in alphabetical order. The book includes some of the classics, such as US Civil War submarines like the Intelligent Whale, World War I U-boats, and the new wave of pre-World War II submarines, such as Nautilus and Swordfish.

  • Features 150 entries of the most important weapons of the era

  • Every weapon is illustrated with an accurate color artwork

  • Each entry includes a specifications table with essential information such as armament, weight, speed, and range

  • Concise text provides a summary of the design, development, service history, and performance of each weapon


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780785830016
  • : Chartwell Books
  • : Chartwell Books
  • : 0.567
  • : February 2013
  • : 213mm X 175mm X 20mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Michael Spilling
  • : Hardback
  • : English
  • : 176
  • : illustrations