By Edwyn Gray
2001 marks the centenary of Britain’s Submarine provider brought into the Royal army within the face of competition from nearly each flag officer within the fleet. The committed fanatics who made up their crews have been derided as individuals of ‘The exchange’ yet they fought the Edwardian Naval institution as fiercely as they have been later to struggle the enemy; And Victory was once their gift on either events.
Freshly illustrated, this moment variation is a well timed tribute to the gallant pioneers who created the legacy of dogged braveness, choice, and criteria of excellence which stay the proud hallmarks of the Royal Navy’s submarine provider today.
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British Submarines at War: 1914-1918 by Edwyn Gray