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Submarines
Submarines
Frith, Alex2011
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Presents a history of the submarine, discusses the different ways they are used, and recounts true-life adventures, in a book with fold out pages.
Main title:
Submarines / Alex Frith ; designed by Zoe Wray ; illustrated by Emmanuel Cerisier and Giovanni Paulli
Imprint:
London : Usborne Publishing, 2011.
Collation:
80 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm.
Notes:
Includes index and glossary.
Credits:
Edited by Jane Chisholm ; Submarines expert: Commander Jonathan Powis RN.
Contents:
What is a submarine? -- Invisible enemies -- HMS Astute -- Diving and surfacing -- Engine room -- Seeing out -- Submarine masts -- Seeing with sound -- Sending signal -- Submarines at war -- The First World War -- The Second World War -- Miniature submarines -- Going nuclear -- Torpedos -- Missiles -- Oceanography -- Robot submarines -- Undersea explorers -- Secrets of the ocean -- Emergency rescue -- Emergency escape -- Training submariners -- The very first subs -- Subs on the internet.
ISBN:
9781474941945
Dewey class:
623.8257623
Language:
English
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Beaumaris LibraryJunior Science and TechnologyJ 623 FRIAvailable
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