The Journal of Slavic Military Studies, Paul G. Halpern, Florida
"A welcome addition to the literature of the field."
"Readers interested in the Austro-Hungarian navy and the naval balance of power in the Mediterranean on the eve of World War I will welcome the appearance of Vego"s book."
Lawrence Sondhaus, University of Indianapolis, The Journal of Military History
The Northern Mariner - Reviewed by William Henry Flayhart -
"is a complete diplomatic history of the place and the role of Austria-Hungary as a sea-power with the world"s six largest navy..."
Austrian Yearbook. Vol. XX1X - Reviewed by Wolfgang Etschmann
"In addition to paul G. Halpern"s books The Naval Situation in the Mediterranean, 1908-1914 and The Naval War in the Mediterranean, 1914-1918, Milan Vego"s exstensively researched and well-grounded study analyses the rise of the Dual Monarchy"s navy to modern sea power."
International History Review, Vol 20, No 1, March 98
"Vego"s book is a readable overview of the naval aspects of Austria-Hungary"s foreign policy between 1904 and 1914 and is therefore a good addition to the standard technical reference books."
Naval War College Review, Summer 2000 (http://www.nwc.navy.mil/press/Review/2000/summer/br14-Su0.htm)
"An excellent overview of not only Triple Alliance naval policy but also its effect on the Triple Entente"s strategy. ... Any reader interested in early twentieth-century European history generally and naval policy specifically should read this work.