battle of Heligoland Bight

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In a confused naval encounter on 28 August 1914, Beatty's battle‐cruisers sank three German light cruisers and one destroyer. The action, though fierce, was limited, but any victory when the Germans were still advancing on Paris was welcome.

Subjects: British History.

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