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Chamber divers : the untold story of the D-Day scientists who changed special operations forever  Cover Image Book Book

Chamber divers : the untold story of the D-Day scientists who changed special operations forever

Lance, Rachel (author.).

Summary: "This is a previously classified story of one group of scientific researchers--men and women--who exposed themselves to extraordinary risks to make D-Day a success"--

Item details

  • ISBN: 0593184955
  • ISBN: 9780593184950
  • ISBN: 0593184939
  • ISBN: 9780593184936
  • Physical Description: 438 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
    print
  • Publisher: [New York, New York] : Dutton, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2024]

Contents / Notes

General Note:
Place of publication from publisher's website.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Prologue: "A piece of cake" -- Professor Haldane and Dr. Spurway's problem -- Brooklyn Bridge of death -- Devil's bubbles -- Subsunk -- Love, cooking, and communism -- Drunk and doing math -- Everyday poisonous gases -- The blitz -- The piggery -- The littlest pig -- Lung maps -- Nerves -- The inevitable solution -- The midget subs -- Airs of Overlord -- The operations -- The longest days -- The unremembered.
Subject: Deep diving Great Britain History 20th century
World War, 1939-1945 Commando operations Great Britain
Great Britain. Royal Navy Commando troops
World War, 1939-1945 Naval operations Submarine
World War, 1939-1945 Amphibious operations
Midget submarines Great Britain History 20th century
World War, 1939-1945 Naval operations, British
Haldane, J. B. S. (John Burdon Sanderson) 1892-1964
Military research Great Britain History 20th century
World War, 1939-1945 Campaigns France Normandy
Plongée sous-marine Grande-Bretagne Histoire 20e siècle
Guerre mondiale, 1939-1945 Opérations de commandos Grande-Bretagne
Guerre mondiale, 1939-1945 Opérations amphibies
Sous-marins de poche Grande-Bretagne Histoire 20e siècle
Recherche militaire Grande-Bretagne Histoire 20e siècle
Haldane, J. B. S. (John Burdon Sanderson) 1892-1964
Great Britain. Royal Navy
Armed Forces Commando troops
Deep diving
Midget submarines
Military campaigns
Military operations, Amphibious
Military operations, Commando
Military operations, Naval Submarine
Military research
France Normandy
Great Britain
Genre: Documents d'information.
Informational works.
History

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  • 2 out of 3 copies are currently available at Flint River Regional Library System. (Show)
  • 1 out of 1 copy are currently available at Peachtree City Library.

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