Автор: John J. Poluhowich Название: Argonaut: The Submarine Legacy of Simon Lake Издательство: Texas A&M University Press Год: 1999 Формат: PDF Страниц: 200 Язык: English Размер: 62 MB
From the inspired fiction of Jules Verne to the dark menace of the Cold War, submarines have captivated millions for more than a century. Many have been credited for the invention of the submarine, but one significant figure has been seriously overlooked by both historians and the government. Without the efforts of Simon Lake, underwater navigation would be very different from what it is today. Argonaut: The Submarine Legacy of Simon Lake illustrates the influence of Lake's creation and passion.