By Victoria Carolan
Photos of WWI within the well known realization typically contain the bloody attrition of trench battle, the miles of dust, the shattered earth, the tangled miles of barbed cord. in spite of the fact that there has been one other major area of warfare - the conflict for regulate of the ocean. In 1914 at first of the struggle, Britain’s maritime supremacy had remained unchallenged for round 100 years. Many anticipated one other conflict of Trafalgar yet advances in expertise observed a really diversified form of conflict with the frequent use of mines, submarines and torpedoes. This ebook examines the occasions that resulted in battle and the naval palms race among Britain and Germany. It lines the occasions of the conflict at sea taking a look at the foremost battles in addition to the results of unrestricted submarine war and the sinking of the Lusitania. It additionally profiles key figures equivalent to Fisher, Beatty, Tirpitz and Graf von Spee.