Diesels for the First Stealth Weapon-Submarine Power 1902-1945

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A comprehensive and profusely illustrated history of the world's submarine diesels from origins to peak of perfection in World War II. It tells of their designers, builders and the dedicated submariners caring for these always state of the art engines in their demanding roles.

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Lyle Cummins' 4th work on engine history follows his highly regarded INTERNAL FIRE, 3rd ed., DIESEL'S ENGINE and THE DIESEL ODYSSEY of CLESSIE CUMMINS. He brings a unique perspective to his subject because of his extensive experience with taking ideas from concept through design, development, manufacturing and into the market. He holds patents related to diesel fuel systems. During his 50 year membership in the Society of Automotive Engineers he has served in elective offices on local and national boards, and he is a Fellow of the Society.

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"Cummins has created an engaging, detailed, and readable book that artfully combines history, people, and technical challenges related to the evolution of early diesel engine design in submarines. Summing up: Highly recommended. All readers/libraries."
CHOICE Magazine, July 2008 --Reviews pending in library, engineering and naval journals.

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