In All Respects Ready – Australia’s Navy in World War One
Dr David Stevens
Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195578584 Hardback $59.95 www.oup.com.au/stevens
Reviewer: Desmond Woods
A WORLD WAR War I publishing boom has been a feature of the last five years as the interest in the catastrophe that overtook the world in 1914 continues to fascinate and appal present generations in equal measure. Australians have been writing about the Great War for 90 years but the majority of such historians have treated the war at sea as incidental to the land campaigns.