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By Tobias R. Philbin

On January 24, 1915, a German naval strength commanded through Admiral Franz von Hipper carried out a raid on British fishing fleets within the region of the Dogger Banks. The strength used to be engaged through a British strength, which have been alerted by way of a decoded radio intercept. the consequent conflict could end up to be the biggest and longest floor engagement till the conflict of Jutland the next summer time. whereas the Germans misplaced an armored cruiser with heavy dying and Hipper's flagship used to be virtually sunk, confusion in executing orders allowed the Germans to flee. The British thought of the conflict a victory; however the Germans had realized very important classes and they'd be higher ready for the subsequent come across with the British fleet at Jutand. Tobias Philbin's conflict of Dogger financial institution presents a willing analytical description of the conflict and its position within the naval heritage of worldwide warfare I.

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