1. Zeebrugge Memorial, the Raid, and the Herald of Free Enterprise

    An un-mailed postcard by Albert (phototype A. Dohmen, Bruxelles) entitled The Memorial of the Block-ships.

    Zeebrugge Harbour was the site of the Zeebrugge Raid on the 23rd. April 1918, when the British Navy put the German Inland base at Bruges out of action.

    -Original (4632 x 7044)

    - Wrecks of British cruisers after the Zeebrugge raid, April 1918. Taken from the book: Der Weltkrieg 1914-1918 in seiner rauhen Wirklichkeit. “Das Frontkämpferwerk”, Munich, ca. 1925 -

     
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    Zeebrugge Memorial, the Raid, and the Herald of Free Enterprise An un-mailed postcard by Albert (phototype A. Dohmen,...
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