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The Boats of Cherbourg (Bluejacket Books)

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Published by Naval Institute Press .
Written in English


  • European history: Second World War,
  • Naval forces & warfare,
  • Naval Tactics And Strategy,
  • Israeli Missile Boats Incident, Cherbourg, France, 1969,
  • Naval History - Post 1945,
  • Technology,
  • History - Military / War,
  • History: World,
  • Europe,
  • Middle East - General,
  • Military - Naval,
  • Naval operations, Israeli,
  • Military Science,
  • Fast attack craft,
  • Israel,
  • Israel-Arab War, 1973,
  • Israeli Missile Boats Incident

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages322
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8600208M
ISBN 101557507147
ISBN 109781557507143

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The book has three intertwined stories: The design of the Gabriel Missile and the Israeli missile boats in the s, the quasi-legal abduction of the boats from Cherbourg in , and the combat experience of the Israeli Navy in the Yom Kippur war/5(12). Your recent book, The Boats of Cherbourg, almost caused my wife to divorce me, especially when I began to read it for the second time. I cannot recall a more fascinating book. As the consummate reporter you correctly suspected a story but you had a tiger by the tail, didn’t you. It truly was a ball of yarn that you unraveled. the boats of cherbourg Download the boats of cherbourg or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get the boats of cherbourg book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. The Cherbourg Project (or Boats of Cherbourg) was an Israeli military operation that took place on 24 December and involved the escape of five remaining armed Sa'ar 3 class boats from the French port of boats had been paid for by the Israeli government but had not been delivered due to the French arms embargo in The whole operation was planned by the .

: The Boats of Cherbourg (Bluejacket Books) () by Rabinovich, Abraham and a great selection of similar New, Used and /5(81). The Boats of Cherbourg is a well written, exciting book about a well known but under-appreciated episode in Naval History. Rabinovich does an excellent job of putting the events in the book in historical context: the rise of anti-ship missiles, Israel's Cited by: 3. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle . The Boats of Cherbourg. [Abraham Rabinovich] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Summary: The story of the revolutionary missile boat used by Israel in the Yom Kippur War.

  On Christmas eve, five small boats slipped out of Cherbourg harbor after midnight into the teeth of a Force Nine gale that sent large freighters scurrying for cover. The boats, ordered by Israel from a local shipyard, had been embargoed for more than a year by French President Charles de Gaulle. In a brazen caper, the Israelis were now running off with . The book also describes how the Israeli navy decided to develop missile boats even though no other navy in the West had them. Five of the boats, embargoed by France before the war, were smuggled out of Cherbourg in a daring Christmas eve . The Boats of Cherbourg by Abraham Rabinovich; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fast attack craft, Gabriel (Guided missile), Israel-Arab War, The Boats of Cherbourg is an amazing and gripping account of the Israeli Navy’s actions before and during the Yom Kippur war. It gives the reader an excellent understanding of the daring and the genius behind a small nation that still to this /5(70).