battle of Jutland


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Noun1.battle of Jutland - an indecisive naval battle in World War I (1916)battle of Jutland - an indecisive naval battle in World War I (1916); fought between the British and German fleets off the northwestern coast of Denmark
First World War, Great War, War to End War, World War 1, World War I - a war between the allies (Russia, France, British Empire, Italy, United States, Japan, Rumania, Serbia, Belgium, Greece, Portugal, Montenegro) and the Central Powers (Germany, Austria-Hungary, Turkey, Bulgaria) from 1914 to 1918
Danmark, Denmark, Kingdom of Denmark - a constitutional monarchy in northern Europe; consists of the mainland of Jutland and many islands between the North Sea and the Baltic Sea
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THE Battle of Jutland was, at the time, considered vital, but ultimately proved inconclusive.
It could circle the Earth 120 times DESCENT INTO HELL hits on German ships by British shells at the Battle of Jutland 123 The Germans scored 122 hits in return THE HOME FRONT HOLDING THE FORT Women did vital jobs 80% of shells fired by the British Army were made by women TOTAL WAR 3,000 daily British casualties at the Battle of the Somme END GAME 534 Allied tanks in the final stages of the war.
The former station was chosen due to its historic significance in gathering intelligence before and during the outbreak of the war and its contribution to the Battle of Jutland in 1916.
Fred Wyrley-Birch of Anderson and Garland with a medal won by Private Thompson killed aboard HMS Invincible at the Battle of Jutland 1916 KEEPSAKES from Tyne-built ships which fought in the Battle of Jutland are to be auctioned.
1916: The Battle of Jutland was fought in the North Sea.
This year we have commemorated the 100th anniversary of Battle of Jutland as well as the vast sacrifice on the fields of the Somme where more than 57,000 British soldiers lost their lives on the first day of fighting alone.
30am Floating museum HMS Caroline, the last surviving warship of the Battle of Jutland, will be towed up Belfast Lough for repairs.
Nearby, Nicholas Jellicoe, grandson of Admiral Sis r John Jellicoe who led the British fleet at the Battle of Jutland 100 years ago, gave a talk at the Old Low Light heritage centre on North Shields Fish Quay.
2) Following the earlier battles of the Falkland Islands and Dogger Bank, the epic battle of Jutland of 31 May and 1 June 1916 particularly sparked major debate within the ranks of the U.
The naval engagement known as the Battle of Jutland was a battle on the high seas fought by the British Royal Navy's Grand Fleet under Admiral Sir John Jellicoe, against the Imperial German Navy's High Seas Fleet under Vice-Admiral Reinhard Scheer during the First World War.
The Duke of Edinburgh pulled out of Battle of Jutland commemorations this week on medical advice.