Large, coffee-table style book begins in 1914 with photographs, line drawings and data tables of warships. This volume includes submarines and the aircraft that were integrated into the naval efforts. Comparisons of the fleets of Great Britain, Germany, the United States, Japan, France, Italy, Austro-Hungary and Russia reveal similarities as well as differences. These pages document design considerations and the rise of the aircraft carrier. An extraordinary one-volume encyclopedia of World War I warships.