What responsible people did object to was the method of those who belonged to the Tirpitz school.
Tirpitz can do and dares to do what many others do not dare.
The first chapter of Tirpitz's book describes the beginnings of the German Navy.
In Germany the idea was regarded as a vital one throughout by Tirpitz.
This is obviously unfair to Tirpitz's tars, most of whom have not hesitated to show their tails also.
Tirpitz had been deeply impressed by the writings of Admiral Mahan.
At first it was the German Navy only, and Tirpitz in particular, who untiringly advocated the plan.
Tirpitz had a strong party at his back, both in Prussia and elsewhere.
A well-informed neutral states that the Grand Admiral Tirpitz's unexpected retirement was caused by a rush of blood to the hands.
Probably 'e's usin' 'is wireless an' tellin' ole Tirpitz as 'ow we've come 'ere to pay 'im a visit.