Today is the centenary of the Battle of Jutland. A hundred years on there still remains controversy and divided opinion on the battle and how it was it fought (and not fought). On one hand the dashing and but potentially reckless Beatty..
On the other hand the staid and risk aware (or risk averse?) Admiral Jellicoe, who was the only man on either side who could lose the war in an afternoon
Pretty sure I wrote 10,000 words on the subject once at Staff College...
Want to know more? Then go read these highly recommended and fascinating accounts of the naval race and the lead up and conduct of the largest fleet engagement of WW1.