In his groundbreaking work, qIn Defence of Naval Supremacy, q Sumida presents a provocative and authoritative revisionist history of the origins, nature and consequences of the qDreadnought Revolutionq of 1906. Based on intensive and extensive archival research, the book strives to explain vital financial and technical matters which enable readers to observe the complex interplay of fiscal, technical, strategic, and personal factors that shaped the course of British naval decision-making during the critical quarter century that preceded the outbreak of the First World War.This meant that the service system of gunnery came in effect to depend less upon the correct estimation of the targeta#39;s ... of the Argo mounting and the Dreyer rate- plotter, service gunners had made do with various crude methods of manualanbsp;...
|Title||:||In Defence of Naval Supremacy|
|Author||:||Jon Tetsuro Sumida|
|Publisher||:||Naval Institute Press - 2014|