Reading Lists

Early Polar Explorations

Posted by Admin on August 5, 2008

This list of rare books available in the Submarine Archives, provides a look at early U.S. and civilian North Pole explorations. The books are available for review, by appointment, at the Submarine Force Museum Archives.

Fiction: Submarine Arctic Operations

Posted by Admin on August 5, 2008

List of popular as well as little know submarine adventure novels set in the Arctic regions.

Submarine Polar Operations - Books for Young Readers

Posted by Admin on August 5, 2008

Brief list of submarine books, both fictional and non-fictional, written for children on the subject of submarine operations at the North and South Pole.

Submariner POWs

Posted by Admin on September 25, 2013

During World War II, 52 US Submarines were lost and 8 submarines had part or all of their crew taken as prisoners of war. These books and archival resources tell their story.

The Battle of Midway: June 1942

Posted by Admin on June 11, 2013

A select reading list of books on the pivotal naval battle of World War II in the Pacific, and the role of submarines in that battle.

U.S. Submarine Arctic Operations

Posted by Admin on August 5, 2008

The following bibliography provides a look at U.S. submarine operations in the Arctic. Of particular interest for the personal insight they provide are the several biographical accounts of historic submarine voyages to the North Pole.