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26,000 ARMY INCREASE

THE BATTLESHIP THE SUPREME WEAPON. Press Association—By Telegraph—Copyright WASHINGTON, December 10. (Received December 11, at 8.50 a.m.) The Secretary of War, in his annual report, recommends an additional thousand officers and 25,000 men, to bring the army up to its full strength, and to ensure preparedness. Admiral Fletcher told tho Niva! Committee of tho House that the submarine in this war had not fulfilled tho wideivfelt expectation. Nothing had happened to show that tho battleship would not remain the main weapon of all naviee.

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26,000 ARMY INCREASE, Issue 15673, 11 December 1914

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26,000 ARMY INCREASE Issue 15673, 11 December 1914

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