Handbook of the Fleet / Navy
WWII Kriegsmarine U-Boat Pocket Book
456 pages + 70 pages of very interesting advertisements,
gilt on blue cloth, warship lists of all the major powers.
Used to identify shipping before engagement - helps to avoid scoring any own goals!!
Photographs and silhouettes of all known naval shipping worldwide.
It also gives other essential data like displacement - tonnage, speed in knots, armaments,
armour and depth of keel for any identified target- without which a torpedo firing solution could not be calculated.
An important book used on all German Warships and Submarine U-Boats throughout the war.
Depicted are Destroyer, Cruiser, U-Boat, Minesweeper, Aircraft Carrier, Oil Tanker and all the other.
1105 sketch profile, photos & plans, illustrations & silhouettes.
4 pages of flags in colour. Index of all ships listed.
Published by House J. F. Lehm.
Approx/Measurements: 6-3/4" x 5" ~1.1 lb.
In good exterior and good interior condition!
With 4 newspaper clippings included about the German Bismarck, British Vanguard and Brazilian Cruiser Tamandare.
Boards and spine worn and bumped, fly leaf removed. Some markings and strike throughs to vessels
of the british Empire, which have been sent to bottom. One correction marking to color plate.
With wartime gift inscription on frontispiece verso.
Airmail shipping with recorded delivery to any destination in the world: $13.95