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United States submarines in action 1900-1952.

United States submarines in action 1900-1952.

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Published by Naval Historical Foundation, Truxtun-Decatur Naval Museum in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Navy -- Submarine forces -- History,
  • Submarine forces -- History

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsTruxtun-Decatur Naval Museum, Washington, D.C.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsV858 .U685 1952
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[14] p. :
    Number of Pages14
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24123349M
    LC Control Number2009674769

    The International Rules in this book were formalized in the Convention on the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, , and became effective on J The Rules (commonly called 72 COLREGS) are part of the Convention, and vessels flying the flags of states ratifying the treaty are bound to the Rules. The ‘back door to war’ theory—while not supported by most historians—states that U.S. Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt provoked the Japanese military to attack the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, which led to American involvement in World War II. Learn more about the theory in this article.

    The United States Navy is second-to-none in terms of firepower, reaction times and depth fielding some of the most expensive warships and submarines in any arsenal. There are a total of [ 82 ] Active U.S. Navy Ships () entries in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z).   Of the submarines that made war patrols in World War II, 41 of them were lost to enemy action while another eleven were lost to accidents or other reasons. This was nearly one out of every five submarines, making the job of submariner one of the most dangerous of the war.

    Sixty-five submarines built for the United States Navy have been lost during their service -- more than ten percent of the total number of submarines we built. Many were lost during declared wartime when the sea is not the only enemy and sailing in harm's way is a way of life. Dust jacket notes: "United States Navy Destroyers of World War II breaks new ground for both the historian and enthusiast. The first serious study of the fascinating evolution of the US destroyers which fought World War II, this book presents information and photographs which have, literally, never seen the light of day in any past general s: 9.


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