Submarines of the Russian and Soviet Navies, 1718-1990

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Naval Institute Press, 1991 - History - 370 pages
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Traces the development of the Soviet submarine fleet, describes the dimensions and characteristics of each model produced, and looks at recent developments.
  

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Contents

World War II in the Arctic
111
World War II in the Black Sea
121
Postwar Submarines
136
Tsarist Submarines 17181923
221
Soviet Submarines 19281946
245
Soviet DieselElectric Submarines
280
Soviet NuclearPropelled Submarines
294
Foreign Submarines in Soviet
311
Appendixes
324
B SubmarineLaunched Missiles
333
Submarine Transfers
340
Bibliography
347
General Index
357
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Norman Polmar is an internationally known analyst, consultant, and award-winning author specializing in the naval, aviation, and intelligence areas. He has participated in or directed major studies in these areas for the U.S. Department of Defense and Navy, and served as a consultant to U.S. and foreign commercial firms and government agencies. He has been an advisor or consultant on naval issues to three U.S. Secretaries of the Navy and two Chiefs of Naval Operations, as well as to three U.S. Senators and a Speaker of the House of Representatives. He has 50 published books to his credit, including eight previous editions of Ships and Aircraft of the U.S. Fleet and four editions of Guide to the Soviet Navy. Mr. Polmar is a columnist for Proceedings and Naval History magazines. He is a resident of Alexandria, VA .

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