TITLE

The `Mad Bavarian' built Germany's first U-boat in 1851, but his greatest challenge was to find a

AUTHOR(S)
Todd, Tom
PUB. DATE
October 1998
SOURCE
Military History;Oct98, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides information on the first operational German submarine invented by the Bavarian inventor Sebastian Wilhelm Valentin Bauer in 1851. Name of the submarine; Features of the underwater weapon system invented; Information on how the submarine was operated at Kiel harbor in 1851.
ACCESSION #
1017012

 

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