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.See J. D. Scott, Vickers: A History (London: Weidenfeld aamp; Nicolson, 1962), pp. 54 a5. ... FirstLords, that they werereluctant to accept the reductions offered by their service advisors, see Fisher to Tweedmouth, 5October 1906, FGDN, Vol. 2, p. 96.
|Title||:||In Defence of Naval Supremacy|
|Publisher||:||Naval Institute Press - 2014-02-15|