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U.S. DEFENCE

NOT VERY FORMIDABLE,

Press Association—By Telegraph—Copyright.

NEW YORK. December 5.

In tho Houee of Representatives, Mr Garner asserted that the United States defences were incfit inefficient. British or German warships could easily shell NewYork wifhout aanger to themselves, and only about 150,000 men were really available in case of war. They had seven aeroplanes and no dirigibles. The militia were wholly inefficient, and there waa not enough ammunition to keep the guns going for more than a single day.

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U.S. DEFENCE, Evening Star, Issue 15667, 4 December 1914

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U.S. DEFENCE Evening Star, Issue 15667, 4 December 1914

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