Alfred von Tirpitz appointed German naval secretary (41 words)

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In Germany, Alfred von Tirpitz is appointed Secretary of State of the Imperial Naval Office. Over the next two decades, he effectively establishes and develops the German imperial navy, creating a force powerful enough to rival the previously unchallenged British navy.

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Editors. "Alfred von Tirpitz appointed German naval secretary". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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