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GERMAN NAVY.

ESTIMATES DISCUSSED iU REICHSTAG. (Per Press Association—Copyright). BERLIN, February 20. In the debate on the Navy Estimates Admiral yon Tirpitz, replying to criticism, said he failed to see anything unpatriotic in German firms accepting contracts for the Russian navy. If Russia did not get supplies from '■ Germany she would get them elsewhere, therefore it was undesirable to promote a monopoly in another country which he would not name. . Herr Erzberger said that no agreement with Britain could be based on the abandonment of Germany's naval | policy. Tlie ratio of 16 to 10 was all very fine, but Britain had 25 to 10, and 'if Russia now was throwing all her weight in the Baltic it was the business of German foreign policy to prevent it.

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GERMAN NAVY., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8800, 21 February 1914

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GERMAN NAVY. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8800, 21 February 1914

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