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Disasters of the Deep: A Comprehensive Survey of Submarine by Edwyn Gray

By Edwyn Gray

This is often the totally revised and up-to-date version of the 1st accomplished account of each peacetime submarine catastrophe from 1774 to the current day. via studying a few of the sinkings in massive aspect, analysing what went unsuitable and describing makes an attempt made to rescue the staff and vessel, Edwyn grey lines the improvement of the submarine.

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21 Sqn when the observer, 2Lt Harry A. Somerville, shot him down over Moorsele, Muller jumping or falling Lewis' only Alban-os D V was credited to him as out of Among the few of Capt William A. Bishop's 72 victories that can be traced to an identifiable German loss, an Albatros 0 V he claimed in flames over Hendicourt at 2000 hrs on 5 August 1917 corresponds to the death of Ltn Burkhardt Lehmann Robert L. Chidlaw-Roberts, who preferred not to be called an ace despite claiming ten victories, was a former FE 2b pilot of No.

Turned over on his back, righted himselF, turned over on his back again and then Fell away completely out of COntrol. the latter half of 1917 while flying SE 5s with No. 50 Sqn flown by Capt Keith Caldwell, W. H. Gunner, were patrolling Then, looking back From the lines, Caldwell saw the fight going on some distance away over German-held territory, and realising that I was alone in the middle of it, he for the men who flew both three SE 5s of No. 50 Sqn, Content though he seemed with himself and with his new Albatros, von Tutschek struck up a different tune in a letter on 1 August: MC, DFC, Legion d'Honneur and illustrated the two new types' aeroplanes.

Diving from 9,000ft to 3,000ft, in the course of an eight-mile chase McCudden widened the distance berween himself and his pursuers 'from 100 yards to a mile', and made his way home. There, he learned that 'it was Rhys Davids whom I had seen go into a cloud, emirring volumes of petrol vapour, and he was 60 very lucky not to have been set on fire by the flame from his exhaust'. 61 Finally, one of them had the insipid idea to OPPOSITE come down and attack me Describing his combat of from above. I foiled his first attack by dosing rapidly with him, head-on.

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