By Roger Freeman
;American Eagles, quantity 2: P-38 Lightning devices of The 8th and 9th Air Forces (USAAF colors) КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Название: American Eagles, quantity 2: P-38 Lightning devices of The 8th and 9th Air Forces (USAAF Colours)Автор: Roger FreemanИздательство: vintage PublicationsISBN: 1903223172Год: 2001Страниц: 82Формат: PDF в RARРазмер: 23.38МБЯзык: английскийThis publication examines the designated twin-boomer in ETO carrier together with photographic editions and 'Droop Snoot' high-speed bombing missions. additionally comprises an summary of P-38 camouflage and markings and careers of a few Lightning aces. 33 color profiles. 148 black/white photos.Скачать: Depositfiles UploadingHotfile zero
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There were twenty, thirty, forty ships in a column, stretching away out of sight. There were as many columns stretching away to port and starboard. And then there were the men. […] [Lt. Honour] could see a few of them. A few more could see him. ” (Warren, 1954, 241). S. Navy participated in the Atlantic as a combatant, but it deployed only a few submarines to that theater. S. submarines in transit from their shipyards to the Pacific Ocean passed through Atlantic waters. The USS Barb The detachment of American submarines in the Atlantic received the designation Submarine Squadron 50, or SubRon 50.
Nitz put great faith: “The greater the number of U-boats that could be brought simultaneously into the attack, the more favourable would become the opportunities offered to each individual attacker. nitz, 1990, 4). However, even the wolf-pack proved insufficient to defeat the Atlantic convoys and stop Allied commerce – the precise opposite of the Pacific theater, where America's excellent submarine forces annihilated much of Japan's merchant marine and inflicted severe damage on the Imperial Japanese Navy.
Submarine tactics usually involved moving on the surface until targets appeared, closing at periscope depth, launching torpedoes, and then either escaping underwater or, more often, drifting quietly and hoping to avoid the ferocious counterattack of depth charges until the surface ships gave up and moved away. A submarine could remain underwater for long periods, but not for an unlimited time. Heat, carbon dioxide, humidity, and fumes from batteries built up steadily until the conditions grew unbearable, then uninhabitable.