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Battle of Jutland centenary marked

The centenary of the biggest naval engagement of World War One is being marked by commemorative events.

A service at St Magnus Cathedral in Orkney paid tribute to the 8,648 sailors who died during the Battle of Jutland.

The battle off the coast of Denmark involved some 250 ships from the Royal Navy's Grand Fleet and the German High Seas Fleet.

Nick Higham reports.

  • 31 May 2016
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