Zeebrugge 1918

Zeebrugge 1918

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Zeebrugge 1918 - The Zeebrugge and Ostend blocking raids, St George's Day 1918

St George's Day 2018 marks the centenary of the attempt by a British force under Rear Admiral Roger Keyes to block the ports of Zeebrugge and Ostend. Britain was on the verge of starvation due to the depredations of Germany's submarines; her desperate situation called for desperate measures. Keyes, a man of proven zeal, valour, initiative, leadership and ability, but somewhat lacking in the brain power needed to see things in deep ply, worked up a detailed plan to bottle the U-boats up in...
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