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Aircraft and Submarines

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"Aircraft and Submarines" is a history of the development of these forms of transportation and their ultimate use in warfare. Also a brief history of submarine use in commercial applications. A thoroughly enjoyable piece for anyone interested in the detailed development of these modes of transportation.

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[Transcriber's note: Obvious printer's errors have been corrected. Hyphenation and accentuation have been standardised, all other inconsistencies are as in the original. The author's spelling has been maintained.

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[Illustration: Fighting by Sea and Sky.

Painting by John E. Whiting. ]

AIRCRAFT AND SUBMARINES

The Story of the Invention, Development, and Present Day Uses of War's Newest Weapons

By

WILLIS J. ABBOT

Author of "The Story of Our Army," "The Story of Our Navy," "The Nations at War"

With Eight Color Plates and 100 Other Illustrations

G. P. Putnam's Sons New York and London The Knickerbocker Press 1918

Copyright, 1918 By WILLIS J. ABBOT

The Knickerbocker Press, New York

PREFACE

Not since gunpowder was first employed in warfare has so revolutionary a contribution to the science of slaughtering men been made as by the perfection of aircraft and submarines. The former have had their first employment in this world wide war of the nations... Continue reading book >>


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