Here is one of the best works on the developmental history of the submarines - an excellent, well documented reference source covering the events in different countries of the world. The way of presentation chosen by the author has made this book a very enjoyable read. The book will provide wealth of information related to the development and origin of the underwater boats starting from the earliest submarines and to the modern models.
You shall definitely keep a copy of this book for historical reference if you are interested in submarines. There are so many documentation and true historical facts covered within this publication that it can be easily recommended even to the professional naval historians. Numerous beautiful pictures supplement the text of the volume. The author has also included many stories of the people bringing the human side of submarine development to life.
The book is very compelling and even provides some technical details making the book interesting for the technical people, as well. However, the book is not overloaded with technical information and this makes it easy reading suitable for everyone. In short, this is one of the most popular books of this kind.