Proceedings Magazine - March 1928 Vol. 54/3/301

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Author’s Note: Authorities quoted in the text indicated as follows: Admiral Jellicoe (J), Vice Admiral Beatty (B), Admiral Scheer (S).



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    Author’s Note: Authorities quoted in the text indicated as follows: Admiral Jellicoe (J), Vice Admiral Beatty (B), Admiral Scheer (S).

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