Название: Blimps & U-Boats: U.S. Navy Airships in the Battle of the Atlantic Автор: J. Gordon Vaeth Издательство: Naval Institute Press ISBN: 1557508763 Год: 1992 Формат: PDF Страниц: 205 Размер: 44,5 МБ Язык: Английский
Vaeth, an airship officer, historian, and a much-published airship author, details the construction, operations, and war time action of the blimps (named, by one story, for the sound made when one strikes an inflated envelope with a finger). While no submarine kills were confirmed, the blimps were an exceedingly effective deterrent, keeping U-boats submerged and inactive by their presence. An appendix covers the quieter US west coast. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.