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Eric Simonelli will give a presentation on the Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Navy Air Service.
Colin Buxton, 208 Squadron’s official historian, will be giving a presentation on Naval 8 Squadron, RNAS, during the Great War.
After the AGM, Ian Massey will give a talk on the RFC and RNAS as they became the RAF in 1918. IMAGE: Officers and S.E.5a Scouts of No. 1 Squadron, RAF at Clairmarais aerodrome near Ypres. IWM Q12063
Image sources: Wikimedia Commons The Zeebrugge Raid was an ambitious British combined arms attempt to block the Belgium port of Bruges/Zeebrugge, by scuttling blockships in the canal leading to the port. The port was a prime British target because it was used by the Imperial German Navy as a U-boat base, threatening Allied control of the Channel a…