The Definitive Illustrated History of the Torpedo Boat - Volume II, 1280 - 1899 (The Ship Killers)

Hinds, Joe

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This, the second volume in this ten-volume set, provides a complete timeline of significant events in the history of the torpedo boat throughout the world, with seventy-five magnificent illustrations in a full-color interior.<P>

This is the first book to provide the history and color illustrations of the “Al Rammah” torpedo invented by that Syrian engineer in 1280 AD-a full three hundred years and thousands of miles from the beginnings of European torpedo warfare in the Netherlands in 1585. Ov