By Mark Stille
In 1916, within the seas close to Jutland, fleets of armoured dreadnoughts met in open conflict. This ebook tells the tale of the British and German battleships of those nice fleets - from their improvement because the first new release of absolutely- armoured warships - to their wrestle reviews. The differing weapon platforms and staff education of the British and German fleets are tested intimately, as is the big fight of Jutland, via an hour-by-hour, shot-by-shot, reconstruction. eventually, it analyzes the end result of the fight, explaining the successes and screw ups of those nice battleships.
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No ne of these were passed by th e Admi ralty to Jellicoe. T hey possessed larger and better searchlights and had incorporated th em into th eir By 223 0hrs, Scheer's dreadnoughts began encountering the British destroyers in the nigh t gun nery techniques. T ho ugh confident of th e night-figh ting capabilities of his ships, howev er, Scheer had only one th ou gh t in m ind - escape. H e wo uld have to act rear of th e Gra nd Fleet's formation . In a series of close-range clashes, the 4th Destroyer quickly, as dawn wou ld break at 0200 hrs and full dayligh t wo uld be reach ed an hour later.
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I V Hannover / , : / ) .... J , .... II Scouting Group [Light Cruisers] Torpedo Boat Flotilla HIGH SEAS FLEET Scou ting Group [light Cruisers] ..... 58 2m iles ~~==JI I 2km 59 Barham shown in Scapa Flow. 5in shells. She was in flicted on several German undama ged. batt lecrui sers. She was st ruck by six Germa n heavy shells , but none of th ese affected her combat capabilit ies. They did, however, kill 26 of her crew and wound ed 46 . In th e ensuing melee, two destroyers on each side were sun k and one Brit ish tor pedo found its m ark on Seydlitz, but her effective anti-to rpedo defe nces allowed her to maintain speed and stay in line.
British Dreadnought vs German Dreadnought: Jutland 1916 (Duel, Volume 31) by Mark Stille