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The Resource The listeners : U-boat hunters during the Great War, Roy R. Manstan

The listeners : U-boat hunters during the Great War, Roy R. Manstan

Label
The listeners : U-boat hunters during the Great War
Title
The listeners
Title remainder
U-boat hunters during the Great War
Statement of responsibility
Roy R. Manstan
Title variation
U-boat hunters during the Great War
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Tells the story of the emergence of the submarine in 1914, its impact on warfare, and the efforts to combat it."--Provided by publisher
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Manstan, Roy R
Dewey number
940.4/5160973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
D590
LC item number
.M36 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Garnet books
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States Naval Engineering Experiment Station
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Anti-submarine warfare
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Hydrophone
  • Submarines (Ships)
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • United States Naval Engineering Experiment Station
  • World War (1914-1918)
  • Anti-submarine warfare
  • Hydrophone
  • Military campaigns
  • Military operations, Aerial
  • Military operations, Naval
  • Submarines (Ships)
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Connecticut
  • Germany
  • United States
Label
The listeners : U-boat hunters during the Great War, Roy R. Manstan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface: Submarine warfare: its genesis in Connecticut -- Introduction: The war to end all wars -- Part 1. 1914-1916 -- Predator and prey -- The Firth of Forth -- Sighs of a lovesick mermaid -- Hunting submarines from shore -- A game of hide and seek -- Lusitania -- America awakens -- Preparing for the inevitable -- Part 2. 1917 -- America enters the war -- Crossing the Atlantic -- The first tentative steps -- Physics pure and simple -- A sound detector of exceeding delicacy -- From the laboratory to sea -- Matters of life and death -- A "probable" first kill -- Part 3. 1918 -- Coldest winter on record -- The Naval Reserve Flying Corps -- Listeners in the sky -- The crazy American; U-boats beware -- Invisible light and other magic -- U-boats westward to America -- America eastward to the war -- Listeners at the front and armistice -- Epilogue: the war that did not end all wars
Control code
MSTDDAPRINT1030394911
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 336 pages
Isbn
9780819578358
Lccn
2018017912
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
The listeners : U-boat hunters during the Great War, Roy R. Manstan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface: Submarine warfare: its genesis in Connecticut -- Introduction: The war to end all wars -- Part 1. 1914-1916 -- Predator and prey -- The Firth of Forth -- Sighs of a lovesick mermaid -- Hunting submarines from shore -- A game of hide and seek -- Lusitania -- America awakens -- Preparing for the inevitable -- Part 2. 1917 -- America enters the war -- Crossing the Atlantic -- The first tentative steps -- Physics pure and simple -- A sound detector of exceeding delicacy -- From the laboratory to sea -- Matters of life and death -- A "probable" first kill -- Part 3. 1918 -- Coldest winter on record -- The Naval Reserve Flying Corps -- Listeners in the sky -- The crazy American; U-boats beware -- Invisible light and other magic -- U-boats westward to America -- America eastward to the war -- Listeners at the front and armistice -- Epilogue: the war that did not end all wars
Control code
MSTDDAPRINT1030394911
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 336 pages
Isbn
9780819578358
Lccn
2018017912
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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