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By Norman Polmar,K. J. Moore

Submarines had an essential, if usually unheralded, function within the superpower navies through the chilly battle. Their crews performed intelligence-collection operations, sought out and stood able to damage opposing submarines, and, from the early Nineteen Sixties, threatened missile assaults on their adversary’s place of birth, offering in lots of respects the main survivable nuclear deterrent of the chilly warfare. For either East and West, the fashionable submarine originated in German U-boat designs got on the finish of worldwide struggle II. even if having fun with an identical know-how base, via the Nineties the superpowers had created submarine fleets of noticeably assorted designs and features. Written in collaboration with the previous Soviet submarine layout bureaus, Norman Polmar and ok. J. Moore authoritatively show during this landmark examine how differing submarine missions, antisubmarine priorities, degrees of technical competence, and methods to submarine layout agencies and administration triggered the divergence.

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