Events for Monday 23rd April 2012
On This Day in History
Zeebrugge Raids23rd April 1918
World War I: The British Navy, commanded by Admiral Keyes, raids the German submarine base at Zeebrugge.
Further ReadingZeebrugge & Ostend Raids
(Paperback - 216 pages)
by Stephen McGreal
The unrestricted U-Boat war threatened the very survival of Britain, whose reliance on imported food and war materials was her Achilles' Heel. A significant element of the German submarine fleet operated from the occupied Belgian ports of Zeebrugge and Ostend. After careful planning the Royal Navy launched audacious attacks on… Read more...Only £12.99 at Pen & Sword Books.