"Although small it is excellently equipped."
Thus spoke U. S. Vice Admiral Roger Welles at Berlin last week. He spoke to President von Hindenburg. He spoke in reply to a question from the Herr President as to what he thought of the German Navy.
Never before has the President of the Reich thus entertained a high naval officer of a power arrayed against Germany during the World War.
These gestures of international concord were made on the occasion of a visit by the U. S. European flagship Memphis to Kiel, famed cradle of German sea...