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Jutland

Episode 80: Jutland Pt. 5

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This is the fifth and final episode on the Battle of Jutland and last time we left off with the sun setting on the battle after Jellicoe turned away from Scheer and his destroyer torpedo attack. The battle would not be over when the light started to fail though, the pursuit would continue. There was still a chance...
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Episode 79: Jutland Pt. 4

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This is our second to last episode on the battle of Jutland and it is finally time for the full power of the Grand and High Seas Fleets to meet. I should probably say that everyone might want to temper their expectations, because it will not last very long and will be pretty much the opposite of decisive....
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Episode 78: Jutland Pt. 3

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Last episode we discussed how the two opposing fleets got to the battle of Jutland, when we covered what happened with the battlecruiser forces under Beatty and Hipper met. This week we pick up at that point with the battlecruisers of the two Admirals fully engaged with each other. There was however another group about the enter the...
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Episode 77: Jutland Pt. 2

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This is our second episode, of what looks like will be five, detailing the naval action at Jutland. Last episode we discussed some of the early operations at sea in 1916 and also discussed the state of mind of the British and German navies in the run up to the battle. This episode sees the beginning of the...
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Episode 76: Jutland Pt. 1

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We start today on our story of the greatest naval battle of the war, it was an action that took place on the North sea on May the 30th and into the next morning. It involved 150 British ships and 100 German vessels. It would be both the biggest and the last purely surface encounter of primary fleets...
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