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|Tuck Papers, TUCK 3/6/11.
British and Japanese naval officers, c 1905-1908
Reproduced with the permission of Mrs Crotty.
|Reference: Fisher Papers, FISR 12/1
Lord Fisher, First Sea Lord
|Reference: Fisher Papers, FISR 15/6/3
HMS Dreadnought under construction, 1906
|Reference: Baroness Spencer-Churchill Papers, CSCT 5/3/13
Winston Churchill as First Lord of the Admiralty.
Reproduced with the permission of the Master and Fellows of Churchill College.
|Reference: Churchill Press Photographs, CHPH 1B/32
Churchill accompanying Kaiser Wilhelm II on manoeuvres in Germany, October 1913.