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By Nicholas A. Veronico

As shut as you may get to the world's warship wrecks with out getting your toes wet

Sunk via enemy hearth, scuttled, or run aground, the variety of global warfare II-era battleships, cruisers, submarines, and different warships that ended their provider at the backside of the world's oceans and seas is big. within the many years because the clash, smash hunters have pored over ancient documents and combed the world's oceans to discover their remains.

In Hidden Warships, naval historian Nicholas A. Veronico info the heritage, restoration, and maintenance of those sunken strive against ships--including bills from the divers and restorers who've labored with them. starting with the japanese midget submarines that attacked Pearl Harbor and carrying on with via into the fashionable period, together with the 2006 sinking of the postwar airplane provider USS Oriskany, Veronico presents wealthy element on each one noteworthy vessel, together with over one hundred fifty pictures, send standards, geographic coordinates, and extra. For the fanatic who desires an excellent extra whole adventure, the ebook concludes with a listing of preserved ships, an online source consultant, and a urged examining record to proceed the exploration.

Whether you intend on vacationing those historical websites your self or just get pleasure from their compelling tales, Hidden Warships will consultant you, above the outside and underwater, via probably the most well-known relics of worldwide warfare II naval warfare.

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