Naval Weapons of World War One
by Friedman, Norman
Although the Great War might be regarded as the heyday of the big-gun at sea, it also saw the maturing of underwater weaponsóthe mine and torpedoóas well as the first signs of the future potency of air power. Between 1914 and 1918 weapons development was both rapid and complex. This work details all the guns, torpedoes, mines, aerial bombs and an anti-submarine systems employed during that period and offers an in-depth explanation of the background to their evolution.