Joseph G. Bilby,Harry Ziegler's History of Submarine Warfare along the Jersey Shore, A PDF

By Joseph G. Bilby,Harry Ziegler

The inventive humans of the backyard country have been instrumental within the early improvement of the submarine. the 1st American submarine sank off citadel Lee in 1776, and the 1st profitable one followed via the U.S. military used to be invented via Paterson�s John Holland on the finish of the 19th century. these early vessels have been proven within the Passaic River and at the Jersey urban waterfront. this day, the one surviving Union Civil struggle submarine, inbuilt Newark, sits within the nationwide safeguard military Museum in Sea Girt. In 1918, the expertise pioneered there has been grew to become opposed to the Jersey Shore while U-151 went on a one-day ship-sinking rampage. an international struggle II U-boat offensive torpedoed a variety of ships off the coast, leaving oil-soaked seashores strewn with wreckage. Authors Joseph G. Bilby and Harry Ziegler show the awesome background of submarines off the hot Jersey coastline.

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