The Battle of Jutland remains among the most massive, scientifically advanced naval battles in world history. Pitting German submarine technology against the British Empire’s overwhelming "command of the seas", the battle was, nevertheless, indecisive, with both sides claiming victory. This lively look at the controversial World War I battle features an ensemble cast and superb primary source role-playing. Nigel Lambert (Adventures of Paddington Bear) oversees the proceedings with eloquence and fluidity, while Michael Burrell (Hound of the Baskervilles) and David Strong (Sense and Sensibility) lend imperial pomp to Royal Navy Admirals Jellico and Beatty, as they prepare for "the next Trafalgar". Michael Sheard (Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade), known for his profiles of famous German villains, portrays Reinhard Scheer, the crafty High Seas commander.
© and (P)1978 Ivan and Inge Berg
Must have been written for children because the amount of detail is very limited with many of the finer points being overlooked entirely.
Robert Massie's "Castles of Steel" has an excellent and thorough account of Jutland.
"There seems to be something wrong with our ships"
The annoying stuttering like a scratched record
A huge game of battleships
About average really
Wished it was longer
Factual and interesting but flawed
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