Cambrian; A Monthly Magazine (Later a Welsh-American Monthly Magazine) Volume 37, Nos. 20-24

Cambrian; A Monthly Magazine (Later a Welsh-American Monthly Magazine) Volume 37, Nos. 20-24

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...was the war spirit which had its shrine in Potsdam. There would be no peace in the world, there would be no liberty, until that shrine was shattered and its priesthood dispersed and discredited for ever. The temporary collapse of the Russian military power had, he would not say disappointed, but had postponed our hopes, but time was on our side. There was a moment when time was a doubtful and a dangerous neutral, rather disposed to favor our foes. Two things had changed his disposition. The first was the advent of America. (Great cheering.) starting. Its.merica was nov in man-power were twice as considerable as those of the United Kingdom. and it was throwing the whole of its 'ol': anic energy into preparing for the conflict. 'Vhat is the second factor? (asked Mr. Lloyd George). It is the increasing failure of the submarine campaign. You can hardly realize without going into it thoroughly how much Germany gambled on that. They said in I917 America will not count. Fhe has no army. ' In I913. they said, she will not have very much of an army, and I919 will never arrive. That is how they reckcned at Potsdam. 'hy did they say that? llecause, said Potsdam, before 1918 arrives the shipping tonnage of the world with be rusting at the bottom of the deep. That was their wrong. There are fluctuations. There are ups and downs. There are bad days and there are good day=. and good weeks and bad weeks, but each monthly loss in tonnage now--good and bad--is not much over one-third of what it was April last. And I will give you another figure which I have never given yet. The losses of German submarines during this year--not quite IO months--are more than twice what they were the whole of last year. Time is on our side. Our shipbuil ling is..show more

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  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 118g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236814185
  • 9781236814180