1916, Asiago, Australia, Austria-Hungary, Battle of Asiago, Battle of Jutland, Battle of Verdun, Bir Salmana, British Empire, Buole Pass, Denmark, France, Franz von Hipper, Gallio, Germany, Great Britain, HMS Ardent, HMS Barham, HMS Black Prince, HMS Defence, HMS Fortune, HMS Indefatigable, HMS Inflexible, HMS Invincible, HMS Lion, HMS Malaya, HMS Nestor, HMS New Zealand, HMS Nomad, HMS Princess Royal, HMS Queen Mary, HMS Shark, HMS Sparrowhawk, HMS Tiger, HMS Tipperary, HMS Turbulent, HMS Valiant, HMS Warrior, HMS Warspite, Imperial German Navy, Italy, Jutland, Lagarina Valley, Monte Priafora, Mort Homme, New Zealand, Ottoman Empire, Posina, Reinhard Scheer, Royal Navy, sinking, Sir David Beatty, Sir John Jellicoe, submarine, Trentino, Turkey
Great Naval Battle off the Coast of Jutland.- Sir David Beatty‘s squadron of eight battle-cruisers, Lion, Tiger, Princess Royal, Queen Mary, Invincible, Indefatigable, Inflexible, and New Zealand, supported by the four battleships Valiant, Warspite, Barham, and Malaya, and eight or nine armoured cruisers, attacks Vice-Admiral Hipper‘s battle-cruiser squadron west of Hantsholm Point; Sir David Beatty holds Hipper’s squadron, supported later by the German main fleet under Admiral Scheer, until Sir John Jellicoe‘s main fleet comes up, when the German Fleet retires; British lose battle cruisers Queen Mary, Indefatigable, and Invisible, cruisers Defence, Black Prince, and Warrior, and destroyers Tipperary, Turbulent, Fortune, Sparrowhawk, Ardent, Nomad, Nestor, and Shark; Germans lose two battleships, two Dreadnought battle cruisers, four light cruisers, at least nine destroyers, and a submarine. Italian withdrawal near Posina and on the Asiago Plateau. Austrian attacks in the Lagarina Valley and at the Buole Pass countered; Austrians claim capture of Monte Priafora and the town of Gallio. French progress at Mort Homme. Australian and New Zealand Mounted troops drive Turks from a post at Bir Salmana, Sinai Peninsula.