ARMY & NAVY: A Great Hypothesis

War, imaginary war, was declared and five days later the U. S. Pacific Fleet was a hypothetical wreck. Such was the swift and perilous action of the annual fleet manoeuvres. This was how it came about:

A hostile European nation of about equal military and naval strength was at the point of breaking friendly relations with the U. S. About the first of the year its fleet was sighted in mid-Atlantic. At once our Pacific fleet was ordered to the Atlantic. Our Atlantic Fleet remained in Narragansett Bay, protecting...

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