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Swordfish saga

B. J. Hurren

Swordfish saga

story of the Fairey "Swordfish" torpedo bomber and a history of torpedoplane development in the Royal navy

by B. J. Hurren

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Published by Distributed by W. Clowes and Son, ltd. for the Fairey aviation Co., ltd., Hayes, Middlesex in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, British.,
  • Airplanes, Military.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby B.J. Hurren.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD786 .H82
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p.,
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6504637M
    LC Control Number46022636
    OCLC/WorldCa10617669

    Even in antiquity, Aristotle, who assiduously studied the swordfish, named this gladiator of the sea xiphias—the sword. The Billfish Story tells the saga of this unique group of fish and those who have formed bonds with them—relationships forged by anglers, biologists, charter-boat captains, and conservationists through their pursuit, study Author: Stan Ulanski. USS Swordfish (SS), a Sargo-class submarine, was the first submarine of the United States Navy named for the swordfish, a large fish with a long, swordlike beak and a high dorsal fin. She was the first American submarine to sink a Japanese ship during World War II. Commissioned: 22 July

    Swordfish-Able-Leader is the pseudonym for a Lead Command Pilot of the 91st Bomb Group. This Book, Swordfish Able Leader, describes 30 bombing missions flown by Capt. Ray M. Brown and his aircrew in BG Bomber Aircraft in the European Theater of Operations (ETO) in Swordfish (Xiphias gladius), also known as broadbills in some countries, are large, highly migratory, predatory fish characterized by a long, flat, pointed bill. They are a popular sport fish of the billfish category, though elusive. Swordfish are elongated, round-bodied, and lose all teeth and scales by adulthood. These fish are found widely in tropical and temperate parts of the Atlantic Class: Actinopterygii.

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