039: You Are All Wrong

Alfred von Tirpitz.
Alfred von Tirpitz.

The Entente Cordiale had been a tremendous diplomatic success for Britain. Now, the British government hopes to come to a similar understanding with Russia, and possibly with Germany as well. But Russia, losing a war with Britain’s ally, Japan, is not feeling much love for the United Kingdom. And Germany’s naval buildup is a major bone of contention between her and Britain.







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“Rule, Britannia!”
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