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Jutland, 1916: Death in the Grey Wastes - W&N Military (Paperback)
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Jutland, 1916: Death in the Grey Wastes - W&N Military (Paperback)

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Published: 05/02/2004
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Dramatic, illustrated account of the biggest naval battle of the First World War.

On 31 May, 1916, the great battle fleets of Britain and Germany met off Jutland in the North Sea. It was a climactic encounter, the culmination of a fantastically expensive naval race between the two countries, and expectations on both sides were high. For the Royal Navy's Grand Fleet, there was the chance to win another Trafalgar. For the German High Seas Fleet, there was the opportunity to break the British blockade and so change the course of the war. But Jutland was a confused and controversial encounter. Tactically, it was a draw; strategically, it was a British victory.

Naval historians have pored over the minutiae of Jutland ever since. Yet they have largely ignored what the battle was actually like for its thousands of participants. Full of drama and pathos, of chaos and courage, JUTLAND, 1916 describes the sea battle in the dreadnought era from the point of view of those who were there.

Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
ISBN: 9780304366484
Number of pages: 480
Weight: 360 g
Dimensions: 196 x 130 x 36 mm

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“An excellent account of one of the most talked about battles”

This book is a must read for any war buff. It explains the context of the battle and the hopes of both sides and gives an almost cinematic account, utilising eye witness accounts to great effect. A very poignant and... More

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