Battle of Jutland anniversary





The most important sea engagement of World War One - the Battle of Jutland - is being commemorated 90 years on. The Imperial War Museum is holding an exhibition on HMS Belfast, while wreaths have been laid at the scene of the confrontation, off Denmark's coast.

One of the last survivors, 109-year-old Henry Allingham, from Eastbourne, East Sussex, was at the exhibition's launch.

Some 8,648 British and German sailors lost their lives in one day's fighting on 31 May into 1 June 1916.



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