By Tobias R. Philbin
On January 24, 1915, a German naval strength commanded by means of Admiral Franz von Hipper performed a raid on British fishing fleets within the quarter of the Dogger Banks. The strength used to be engaged via a British strength, which were alerted through a decoded radio intercept. the resultant conflict might end up to be the biggest and longest floor engagement until eventually the conflict of Jutland the subsequent summer time. whereas the Germans misplaced an armored cruiser with heavy demise and Hipper's flagship was once virtually sunk, confusion in executing orders allowed the Germans to flee. The British thought of the conflict a victory; however the Germans had discovered very important classes and they might be higher ready for the following stumble upon with the British fleet at Jutand. Tobias Philbin's conflict of Dogger financial institution offers a prepared analytical description of the conflict and its position within the naval background of worldwide battle I.
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Battle of Dogger Bank: The First Dreadnought Engagement, January 1915 (Twentieth-Century Battles) by Tobias R. Philbin