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Papers relating to German ship building in the run up to the First World War, 1910-07 - 1910-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCKN 3/32

Scope and Contents

Includes: Cabinet memorandum by Sir Edward Grey [Foreign Secretary] on German naval spending; collected references in the German Parliament and official press to British proposals on arms limitation, with reports of speeches by Grand-Admiral Alfred von Tirpitz [Head of the German Admiralty] on the German battleship programme and also alleged cases of acceleration in the programme; translations of German articles and speeches on naval spending and the building programme; Admiralty Intelligence Department figures for new German battleships, comparative spending and German dock capacity; notes on the German fleet laws; report by Herbert Heath, Naval Attaché, Berlin, summarising naval affairs in Germany.


  • Creation: 1910-07 - 1910-08


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The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.


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Finding aid date

2005-11-21 15:16:26.543000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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