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Tirpitz

[tir-pits]
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noun
  1. Al·fred von [ahl-freyt fuh n] /ˈɑl freɪt fən/, 1849–1930, German admiral and statesman.
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Historical Examples

  • Tirpitz can do and dares to do what many others do not dare.

    The Kaiser's Memoirs

    William II, German Emperor

  • Admiral Tirpitz now went ahead with the program approved by me.

    The Kaiser's Memoirs

    William II, German Emperor

  • Instead of that, a policy of fear of Tirpitz has been pursued.

  • In Germany the idea was regarded as a vital one throughout by Tirpitz.

    Before the War

    Viscount Richard Burton Haldane

  • Tirpitz had been deeply impressed by the writings of Admiral Mahan.

    Before the War

    Viscount Richard Burton Haldane


British Dictionary definitions for tirpitz

Tirpitz

noun
  1. Alfred von (ˈalfreːt fɔn). 1849–1930, German admiral: as secretary of state for the Imperial Navy (1897–1916), he created the modern German navy, which challenged British supremacy at sea
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