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Submarine Upholder

By: Hart, Sydney

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, Oldbourne: 1960

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 17375

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Previous ownwer's name on front free end paper, some ink transfer on front flap, some chipping and short tears and scuffing to dust jacket ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 208 pages; During the battle for North Africa during WWII the job of the British submarine Upholder and its crew headed by Lt. Cmdr. Malcolm Wanklyn was to keep reinforcements for Rommel's Afrika Korps from landing. Because the Upholder was successful in sinking ships carrying reinforcements, Rommel did not have the manpower to hold North Africa and the Allies carried the da... View more info

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Rising Tide The Untold Story Of The Russian Submarines That Fought The Cold War

By: Weir, Gary E. & Walter J. Boyne

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New York, Basic Books: 2003

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16485

ISBN: 0465091121

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 9.50 X 6.58 X 1.30 inches; 368 pages; "For devotees of the submarine espionage stories in Blind Man's Bluff, Rising Tide tells the Soviet/Russian side of the most secretive operations of the Cold War. For the first time, seven Soviet admirals, along with leading naval historian Dr. Gary Weir, reveal the successful spying missions, the technological breakthroughs, the confrontations with U.S. forces, and the undersea disasters that killed many hundreds of sailors.With decades of experience on submarines or commanding submarine fleets, t... View more info