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Underwater Warriors By Paul Kemp

Underwater Warriors by Paul Kemp

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Summary

The world of elite naval units and their operations are the subject of this history. It traces their development from the first such units in the 1890s and Italian/Austrian use in World War I to the rise of midget submarines after World War II and subsequent Soviet interest.

Underwater Warriors Summary

Underwater Warriors by Paul Kemp

The world of elite naval units - frogmen, commandos, midget submarines, demolition squads - and their operations are the subject of this history. It traces their development from the first such units in the 1890s to Italian/Austrian operations in World War I and the rise of the Italian MAS service between the wars. There is coverage of Japanese naval raids (including Pearl Harbor and Sydney), the Royal Navy X-Craft used in the "Tirpitz" attack, Mediterranean spying operations, German use of designs which failed to impede the Allies, Japanese suicide weapons and various unusual designs and operations, a planned Italian raid on New York, and the post-war rise of midget submarines and subsequent Soviet interest.

About Paul Kemp

Paul Kemp established an early reputation as a naval historian, able to mix original research and scholarship with exciting narrative writing. He was fora while attached to the Imperial War Museum, and now writes naval history ful

Additional information

GOR005143379
9781854094551
1854094556
Underwater Warriors by Paul Kemp
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Orion Publishing Co
1997-12-04
288
N/A
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