041: Fear God and Dread Nought

HMS Dreadnought.
HMS Dreadnought.

In 1906, the Royal Navy launched HMS Dreadnought, a revolutionary new design of battleship. The following year, British and Russian diplomats negotiated an Anglo-Russian entente, along the lines of the earlier Anglo-French entente.

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Fanfare

Opening Theme

“Cançáo do Exército”
Composed by Teófilo de Magalhães. Public domain.
Performed by The United States Navy Band. Public domain recording. Source.

“Jack Tar March”
Composed in 1903 by John Philip Sousa. Public domain.
Performed by The United States Navy Band. Public domain recording. Source.

Prelude from Das Rheingold
Composed in 18693 by Richard Wagner. Public domain.
Performed by The United States Marine Band. Public domain recording. Source.

Closing Theme

 

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