"came to give a lecture on the Battle of Jutland"

Considered as the only major naval battle of World War One, the Battle of Jutland took place between 31 May and 1 June 1916 in the North Sea off the coast of Jutland in Denmark. The British Royal Navy's Grand Fleet, led by Admiral Sir John Jellicoe, greatly outnumbered the German Navy's High Seas Fleet.  However, both sides experienced heavy loses and both claimed victory. Jellicoe was subsequently criticised for his handling of the battle.

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