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The Battle of Jutland

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At the end of May 1916, a chance encounter with Admiral Hipper's battle cruisers has enabled Beatty to lead the German Battle Fleet into the jaws of Jellicoe's greatly superior force, but darkness had allowed Admiral Scheer to extricate his ships from a potentially disastrous situation. Though inconclusive, at the Battle of Jutland the German Fleet suffered so much damage that it made no further attempt to challenge the Grand Fleet, and the British blockade remained unbroken. Captain Bennett has used sources previously unavailable to historians in his reconstruction of this controversial battle, including the papers of Vice-Admiral Harper explaining why his official record of the battle was not published until 1927, and the secret "Naval Staff Appreciation" of 1922 whose criticism were so scathing that it was never issued to the Fleet. Also included are numerous battle plans, photographs and an introduction by Bennett's son. 2006 is the 90th anniversary of the battle.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781844154364
Author:
Bennett, Geoffrey
Publisher:
Pen & Sword Books
Manufactured:
Pen & Sword Books
Introduction by:
Bennett, Rodney
Introduction:
Bennett, Rodney
Subject:
Military - Naval
Subject:
Military - World War I
Subject:
Military-Naval History
Series:
Pen & Sword Military Classics
Series Volume:
72
Publication Date:
20060731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
7.84x5.14x.60 in. .47 lbs.

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History and Social Science » Military » General History
History and Social Science » Military » Naval History
History and Social Science » Military » World War I

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