War validates value of Dreadnoughts

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War validates value of Dreadnoughts - DBVEY WRITES OF , i - GREAT SEA BATTLE! Admiral...
DBVEY WRITES OF , i - GREAT SEA BATTLE! Admiral Discusses 'Lessons j Recent ClaSh of British "' i ) '.:' :.-.'. i and Germans. of as . al. rehear-In iilald-weil. a 8 bo operate-to -by the 1 READNOliGHT VALUE SHOWN Other Theories About Navy Building Alsa Pitt to Flrst( Test of ' . Actual Conflict. WASHINGTON'. July t-That,the re- jCent sea battle between the British and penman . fleets has proved a. gloriflcation 6t the dreadnought, and that It has Juti- fied the program advised by naval experts of th United States for the last twenty years, is the assertion made by George Dewey, admiral of the navy and presi dent ol the General board. He aBserts this . ' 2 ii V . - Cu-airAiVflAl.' in an artxcio on iBsuua ui aciia.-. written for Sea Power, the official pub lication 'of the navy league. Th article follows: ' The most titanic clash of sea forces in the history of the world took place off the mouth or tne fcKaeerracK, on may sist., Between the German and British fleets. From a naval standpoint, this is the most interesting event in the present generation. Its importance is not so much due to the results one way or anotner in aa-vantage to' the contestants "as in the lessons it teaches with relation to the quaU- i

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  1. The Indianapolis News,
  2. 01 Jul 1916, Sat,
  3. Page 2

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