The Advent of Drones Predated World War I

Gregory Flood - 5/7/2018

The recently discovered Juneau and sister ship Atlanta, both sunk near Guadalcanal on Nov. 13, 1942, were designed and constructed prior to World War II to address a weakness that had become apparent prior to the German invasion of Poland in September 1939: fleet air defense.

To find out more, see the article by David Winkler in Seapower magazine: