Popularising account of ‘the Invention, Development, and Present-Day Uses of War’s Newest Weapons’ by Willis J. Abbot, American journalist and writer on military subjects. With copious illustrations, both paintings and photographs.
Preface: p. iii
I. Introductory: p. 3
II. The Earliest Flying Men: p. 14
III. The Services of Santos-Dumont: p. 39
IV. The Count von Zeppelin: p. 59
V. The Development of the Airplane: p. 82
VI. The Training of the Aviator: p. 103
VII. Some Methods of the War in the Air: p. 123
VIII. Incidents of the War in the Air: p. 159
IX. The United States at War: p. 182
X. Some Features of Aërial Warfare: p. 207
XI. Beginnings of Submarine Invention: p. 235
XII. The Coming of Steam and Electricity: p. 256
XIII. John P. Holland and Simon Lake: p. 271
XIV. The Modern Submarine: p. 294
XV. Aboard a Submarine: p. 318
XVI. Submarine Warfare: p. 333
XVII. The Future of the Submarine: p. 362
New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons [The Knickerbocker Press], 1918.
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