A True Account of the Battle of Jutland, May 31, 1916. Thomas G. Frothingham.

A True Account of the Battle of Jutland, May 31, 1916

Cambridge, Massachusetts: Bacon & Brown 1920. First Edition. viii, 54 pages. 8vo. Printed buff wrappers. Covers chipped at edges, spine deteriorating, coming loose in front Foldout in rear still present. Good. Wraps. [27018]


"The Battle of Jutland (German: Skagerrakschlacht, the Battle of Skagerrak) was a naval battle 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 battle unfolded in extensive manoeuvring and three main engagements (the battlecruiser action, the fleet action and the night action), from 31 May to 1 June 1916, off the North Sea coast of Denmark's Jutland Peninsula. It was the largest naval battle and the only full-scale clash of battleships in that war. Jutland was the third fleet action between steel battleships, following the smaller but more decisive battles of the Yellow Sea (1904) and Tsushima (1905) during the Russo-Japanese War. Jutland was the last major battle in world history fought primarily by battleships." (wikipedia)

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