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  • Author:
    Joe Hinds
  • ISBN:
    1934840645
  • ISBN13:
    978-1934840641
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  • Publisher:
    Nimble Books (August 1, 2009)
  • Pages:
    64 pages
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Every significant action involving a torpedo boat is described with a pinpoint reference to a specific authoritative source.

Every significant action involving a torpedo boat is described with a pinpoint reference to a specific authoritative source. From "own goals" where one torpedo boat sank another, to experiments with nerve gas and rockets, this book provides a fascinating look at the day-to-day operations of the heroic crews who faced machine guns, torpedoes, and naval gunfire protected only by speed and flimsy wood or steel.

This, the second volume in this ten-volume set, provides a complete timeline of significant events in the history of the torpedo boat throughout the world. has been added to your Cart. Used: Very Good Details. Sold by QuibbleBooks. Condition: Used: Very Good. Pages clean and unmarked. Professionally packed and shipped same business day.

Illustrated History of the Torpedo Boat : 1942 (the Ship Killers) The narrative covers the role of the torpedo boat as the world convulsed i. .

The Definitive Illustrated History of the Torpedo Boat : 1942 (the Ship Killers). This, the sixth volume in this ten-volume set, continues its complete timeline of significant events in the history of the torpedo boat in all navies and all oceans. This volume, which covers the year 1942, includes forty-six illustrations and rare photographs in a full-color interior.

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This is the first book to provide the history and color illustrations of the "Al Rammah" torpedo invented by that Syrian engineer in 1280 AD-a full three hundred years and thousands of miles from the beginnings of European torpedo warfare in the Netherlands in 1585

This is the first book to provide the history and color illustrations of the "Al Rammah" torpedo invented by that Syrian engineer in 1280 AD-a full three hundred years and thousands of miles from the beginnings of European torpedo warfare in the Netherlands in 1585. Over time, new methods of naval architecture led to astounding vessels, large and small, that proved their value in the dozens of small wars that raged across the calendar and around the globe.

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His current project, The Ship Killers, is a history of the torpedo boat from its earliest development to the fulfillment of its potential in World War II. Mr. Hinds served as an illustrator in the United States Marines and the United States Navy from 1965 to 1980 and again in the Naval Reserves from 1990 to 1996 in support of Operations of Desert Shield and Desert Storm.

Find nearly any book by Joe Hinds. Get the best deal by comparing prices from over 100,000 booksellers. The Definitive Illustrated History of the Torpedo Boat - Volume III, 1900 - 1939 (The Ship Killers). ISBN 9781934840610 (978-1-934840-61-0) Softcover, Nimble Books, 2009.

This, the sixth volume in this ten-volume set, continues its complete timeline of significant events in the history of the torpedo boat in all navies and all oceans. This volume, which covers the year 1942, includes forty-six illustrations and rare photographs in a full-color interior. The narrative covers the role of the torpedo boat as the world convulsed in the decisive battles of 1942 in the Pacific, the Mediterranean, and the Soviet Union. Every significant action involving a torpedo boat is described with a pinpoint reference to a specific authoritative source. From "own goals" where one torpedo boat sank another, to experiments with nerve gas and rockets, this book provides a fascinating look at the day-to-day operations of the heroic crews who faced machine guns, torpedoes, and naval gunfire protected only by speed and flimsy wood or steel.