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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 / Rachel Lance.

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"-- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593184936
  • ISBN: 0593184939
  • Physical Description: 1 volume ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Random House, 2024.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Prof. 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.
Source of Description Note:
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Subject: Deep diving > Great Britain > History > 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945.
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 > Naval operations > Submarine.
World War, 1939-1945 > Amphibious operations.
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.
Normandy (France), Attack on, 1944.
World War, 1939-1945 > Campaigns > France > Normandy.

Available copies

  • 1 of 2 copies available at Skagit Evergreen Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at La Conner Swinomish Library District. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at La Conner Regional Library.

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La Conner Regional Library 940.54 LANCE 62022000000111 NON FICTION Available -


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