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British government document setting out concerns about German naval plans in 1912
(Catalogue ref: ADM 116/3109 f.13)
ADM 116/3109; British government document on German naval plans, 1912

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Study this source carefully. There are details in this source that will help you to answer the key question. As you study the source, ask yourself:

  • What German actions are referred to in this document?
  • Does this document give the impression that the British regard Germany as a threat?
  • Do you get the impression that the British government is expecting war with Germany?
  • Does this document suggest that it is Germany or Britain which is causing the tension and aggression?

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