Aeronaut Books, USA. 1st ed., 2012. 150 pp., numerous photo-ills., + ills., some of which are cold. P.c., 28 x 21cm. FINE. This book describes and illustrates the development of German Navy seaplane fighters in World War I with text, 223 rare, contemporary photographs, 27 colour profiles, 1/48 scale drawings of eight aircraft, and tables of information including production quantities and serial numbers of aircraft and their technical specifications. The origins and evolution of each subclass of naval fighter, including single-seat floatplanes, single-seat flying boats, two-seat biplanes, and two-seat monoplanes are discussed in chapters for each class. German naval fighter production and procurement strategies are discussed in the context of the German strategic situation. In addition to the photos and colour profiles, there are five evocative paintings.