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British dreadnought vs German dreadnought : Jutland, 1916 / Mark Stille ; [illustrated by Ian Palmer and Howard Gerrard].

By: Stille, Mark.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Duel (Oxford, England): 31.Publisher: Oxford ; Long Island City, N.Y. : Osprey, 2010Description: 80 pages : illustrations (some color), col. maps ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781849081672(pbk).Other title: British dreadnought versus German dreadnought.Subject(s): Great Britain. Royal Navy -- History -- World War, 1914-1918 | Germany. Kriegsmarine -- History -- World War, 1914-1918 | Jutland, Battle of, 1916 | Battleships -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century | Battleships -- Germany -- History -- 20th century | World War, 1914-1918 -- Naval operations, British | World War, 1914-1918 -- Naval operations, GermanDDC classification:
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

In 1916, in the seas near Jutland, two fleets of armoured dreadnoughts met in open battle. This book tells the story of the British and German battleships of these two great fleets - from their development as the first generation of fully- armoured warships - to their combat experiences. The differing weapon systems and crew training of the British and German fleets are examined in detail, as is the titanic struggle of Jutland, through an hour-by-hour, shot-by-shot, reconstruction. Finally, it analyzes the outcome of the struggle, explaining the successes and failures of these great battleships.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 78-79) and index.



Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Introduction (p. 4)
  • Chronology (p. 8)
  • Design and Development (p. 10)
  • The Strategic Situation (p. 28)
  • Technical Specifications (p. 34)
  • The Combatants (p. 46)
  • Combat (p. 53)
  • Statistics and Analysis (p. 71)
  • Aftermath (p. 76)
  • Further Reading (p. 78)
  • Index (p. 80)