The World's Greatest Submarines from the 18th Century to the Present
By David Ross (Author)
Also included are the “undersea cruiser” Surcouf; the highly successful Type VII U-boats of World War II; and the latest attack and ballistic missile submarines, such as HMS Astute, USS Virginia, the Chinese Type 094, and the Russian Yasen class. Each entry includes a brief description of the submarine's development and history, a color profile or cutaway, key features, and specifications. Packed with more than 200 artworks and photographs, Submarines is an accessible guide for those interested in naval history.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR(S)
David Ross specializes in maritime, engineering, and railway history and he has written and contributed to numerous books on these subjects. His most recent books are Abandoned Industrial Places, Rail Journeys, Bridges, Coast, Lighthouses, Ships Visual Encyclopedia, The Essential Naval Identification Guide: Submarines 1914–Present, Great Warships, and The World's Greatest Battleships.