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Jutland, Battle of, 1916

Jutland, Battle of, 1916

THE BATTLE OF JUTLAND – WORLD WAR ONE 3rd May 1916 – 1st June 1916 SUMMARY This was the only major naval battle of World War One and the outcome was inconclusive —-oOo—- BACKGROUND Prior to the outbreak of World War One, Britain and Germany had been involved in a naval race. Both nations had built impressive battleships and […]

THE BATTLE OF IWO JIMA

Iwo Jima, Battle of, 1945

THE BATTLE OF IWO JIMA – WORLD WAR TWO 19th February 1945 – 16th March 1945 SUMMARY This was a decisive battle that resulted in the American capture of the Japanese held island of Iwo Jima —-oOo—- BACKGROUND Following the US capture of the Marshall Islands in February 1944 and the Mariana islands in the Summer, the Japanese […]

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