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THE LEIPZIG GERMAN SHIPS THAT WERE SUNK IN THE SOUTH ATLANTIC The German vessels that went down in the greatest naval engagement of the war, so far, were unequally matched agains ago, when they combined and defeated in battle the British vessels Good Hope, Monmouth, and Glasgow off the Chile then combined and drove the German vessels through the Magellan Straits into the Atlantic, where they were met vessels of the Allies participated, or their names, but taking into consideration the high speed and light armament of the Ge! Falkland Islands. Silhouettes at the right of each picture show by their length approximately, not relative size or appearance 11,670 tons each; the Leipzig, 3,250 tons; the Invincible, 18,750 tons; the Indefatigabie, 18,750 tons; the Lion (one of the finest

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THE INDEFATIGABLE AND SOME OF THE SHIPS OF THE VICTORIOUS BRITISH FLEET the enemy. These German vessels roamed as free lances in the Pacific along South American shores until about a month coast. This battle gave the Japanese, Australian, Canadian, and English vessels a clue as to their whereabouts. The Allies another allied force which gave battle, in which the Germans were finally crushed. At present we do not know how many man vessels it is evident that swift-going British vessels such as those shown above took a leading part in the sea fight off the but the relative tonnage of the ships, which in figures is as follows : The Scharnhorst and the Gneisenau (sister ships), ships in the British navy), 27,000 tons. The armaments of the British ships, likewise, entirely outclassed those of the Germans

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ADMIRAL STURDEE
Rear-Admiral Sir Frederick Charles Doveton Sturdee, who won the decisive battle
in the South Atlantic, is 55 years of age. He entered the British navy in 1871
and attained his present rank in 1908, after a career of distinguished

service in all the undertakings to which he has been assigned

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THE JAPANESE CELEBRATE THE FALL OF TSINGTAU IN THE STREETS OF TOKYO Whether or not the Japanese have conducted a "platonic" war against Germany (see the article by Miss E. R. Scidmore in this issue), they celebrated their victory

over the Germans with much éclat in their capital city. This victory, following their defeat of Russia in 1905, gives the

Japanese the prestige of defeating two of the foremost military powers of the world

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THE CHRISTMAS SHIP JASON ARRIVING IN ENGLAND The pond why i lon converted collier, an may be seen from her peculiar ypper works, sailed from America laden with toys, clothing, gifts of all kinds, and Christmas Nietnu Wa Hedren of the countles muted by warlor care willing happiness to many little ones who would otherwise have passed a joylons Christmas

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