Friday, April 17, 2009

New Books in the Library

The following books have been donated to the AIMM / USSVI Library:

Images of America - Naval Submarine Base New London by David J. Bishop, traces the history of the "Submarine Capital of the World" from its beginnings in 1868 as a post-Civil War storage depot for drydocked ships. This book has nearly 200 photographs, many from the archives of the Submarine Force Library and Museum.

Images of America - Electric Boat Company by James S. Reyburn examines the history of the company that designed and built many of America's most advanced submarines, from USS Holland in 1900, through the first nuclear powered submarine USS Nautilus in 1955 and the first nuclear powered ballistic missile submarine, USS George Washington and right up to USS Virginia (SSN-774). This book features more than 200 archival photographs, many never before published.


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