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'Zeebrugge Raid' by Alan Wakefield.

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The Zeebrugge raid on 23 April, 1918, was remarkable in so many ways and the fact that it achieved so much was down to all concerned, from Vice-Admiral Keyes to the lowliest Seaman or Marine. As a result of the raid no less than eight Victoria Crosses were awarded, several of them by ballot under the little-used rule in the regulations where the co…


'Twisting the Dragon's Tail - The Zeebrugge Raid 22-23 April 1918' by Alan Wakefield

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Alan Wakefield will be giving a presentation on the Zeebrugge Raid of 22-23 April 1918.    IMAGES:  Channel obstructed after the raid; (Left to right) HMS Intrepid, HMS Iphigenia and HMS Thetis. (C) IWM Q 20648B. Graphic depiction of the raid from Popular Science magazine, July 1918. Bird's-eye view of the successful British raid upon the Germa…