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Situated in St. Juliaan village at Vancouver Corner, the Brooding Soldier memorial is a 35ft-high statue of a Canadian soldier with bowed heads and hands resting on arms reversed. The memorial was carved from a single shaft of granite
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Dates in History
23rd April 1918
World War I: The British Navy, commanded by Admiral Keyes, raids the German submarine base at Zeebrugge.
Zeebrugge & 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…
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