Fighting the Great War at Sea: Strategy, Tactics and Technology. By Norman Friedman. Seaforth Publishing, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, 2014, 416pp.
Reviewer: Dr Gregory P. Gilbert
A war of ideas can no more be won without books than a naval war can be won without ships. —
Franklin D. Roosevelt
FIGHTING the Great War at Sea is a book fundamentally about ideas. It is a substantial challenge to the current orthodoxy concerning the historical narrative of World War I.