Monday, July 27, 2009

The Submarine Review - July 2009 Issue

The July 2009 issue of The Submarine Review, published by the Naval Submarine League, has arrived at the AIMM Library.

In addition to the regular features about recent worldwide submarine developments, there are several other interesting articles:

"The Development and Evolution of the FBM System - A Class of 1946 Cold War Story"

"The Role of Polaris Submarines in the Cuban Missile Crisis"

Book Review - "Sabotage in the Arctic - Fate of the Submarine Nautilus". This new book tells the story of USS O-12 (SS-73), which had a brief civilian career as the polar exploring submarine Nautilus in the early 1930s and for many years held the record for reaching the northernmost latitude (82 degrees North) that any ocean-going vessel reached under her own power. To find out the rest of the story, you will have to at least read the book review...


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