Awful – but a great victory

Sometimes it was hard to rejoice in a victory due to the numbers of lives lost. The battle of Jutland was one of the most significant naval actions of the war.

31 May 1916
Awful naval battle at Jutland – lost 5000 or more lives. (Really a great victory.)

Diary of Florence Vansittart Neale of Bisham Abbey (D/EX73/3/17/8)

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