Steel Fleet   Nordsee 1914-15  Opening moves    
      Gutenberg Theatre of operations in the North Sea, A History of Sea Power, p 370
An exceptional battle, the first partial encounter of the Grand and High Seas fleets at Heligoland Bight in 1914 was an anachronistic pastiche of daring schemes, imprudent strategy, inadequate staff work, divided command,  miscommunication,  misidentification and luck, both good and ill.

A victory for the Royal Navy but a disastrous psychological defeat for the Admirals of the Kaiserliche whom henceforth must gain the petulant Emperor's grudging permission before setting sail in strength.

 
IWM Coronel and Falkland The Royal Navy's desperate hunt for von Spee's elusive German East Asia Squadron brings bitter defeat to both.
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