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Zeebrugge and Ostend raids 1918

Stephen McGreal

Zeebrugge and Ostend raids 1918

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Published by Pen & Sword Military in Barnsley, South Yorkshire .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Zeebrugge-Ostend Raids, 1918.,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Naval operations, British.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 171) and index.

    StatementStephen McGreal.
    SeriesBattleground Europe
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD594.Z4 M34 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination176 p. :
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20639815M
    ISBN 101844156087
    ISBN 109781844156085
    LC Control Number2008428133


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This is by far the best account of the Royal Navy's attempts to block Zeebrugge and Ostend during WWI. Deborah Lake uses a tightly written, smoothly flowing style that makes this book a page-turner.

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Naval Operation at Zeebrugge and Ostend. Read the account of the raids in the London Gazette, where the planning, training and operation is described in detail.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lake, Deborah. Zeebrugge and Ostend raids Barnsley: Leo Cooper, (OCoLC) Document Type. Get this from a library. Zeebrugge and Ostend raids [Stephen McGreal] -- "The unrestricted U-Boat war Zeebrugge and Ostend raids 1918 book the very survival of Britain, whose reliance on imported food and war materials was her Achilles' Heel.

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ZEEBRUGGE AND OSTEND RAIDS. NAVAL DESPATCH dated 9 May Admiralty, 19th February, DESPATCHES FROM THE VICE-ADMIRAL, DOVER PATROL, ON ZEEBRUGGE AND OSTEND OPERATIONS, 22NDRD APRIL,AND OSTEND OPERATIONS, 10TH MAY, (Zeebrugge and First Ostend Raid). - GENERAL SUMMARY. The Zeebrugge and Ostend Raids By Lake, DeborahLeo Cooper/ Pen and Sword Books ISBN Hardcover, pages, 2 maps, 33 photos.

NOTE: reviewed alongside The Raid on Zeebrugge: 23 Aprilas seen through the eyes of Captain Alfred Carpenter, VC These two books take very different approaches.

Deborah Lake draws on in-depth research to give a clear narrative of the build-up, planning and execution of the raids – although detailed references are lacking and only a range of secondary sources are listed in the Price: £ Zeebrugge Raid, (22–23 April ), naval engagement of World War I.

Desperate to counter the German U-boat offensive in World War I, British Commodore Sir Roger Keyes devised a bold plan to block the Bruges Canal in occupied Belgium, which linked German submarine pens to the open sea.

Although resolutely carried out, the raid was an almost. Title: Zeebrugge - 23 April Publisher: Ballantine Books, NY. Part of Ballantine's Illustrated History of World War II, this is Battle Book No. Loads of B&W photos. pages. We use the Zeebrugge and Ostend raids 1918 book book grading system of (from best to worst): As New, Zeebrugge and Ostend raids 1918 book, Very Good, Good, Fair, Rating: % positive.

The Zeebrugge & Ostend Raids Deborah Lake. At Zeebrugge, a diversionary landing on the Mole - an enormous breakwater - would divert attention from the blockships as they entered the harbor.

The defenses were extremely strong. Surprise and daring were essential. Despite over casualties, the attacks were a great boost to civilian. A Revisionist Look at the Greatest Raids of the Great War. No Pyrrhic Victory takes a fresh look at the series of raids by the Royal Navy and Royal Marines in to sink block ships at Zeebrugge (April 23 rd) and Ostend (April 23 rd and May 9 th), and finds them more successful than the long held perception of gallant n, author of several works on British naval insignia, the.

The Zeebrugge raid. Philip Warner. Kimber, - Biography & Autobiography - pages. The Zeebrugge and Ostend Raids All Book Search results » Bibliographic information. Title: The Zeebrugge raid: Author: Philip Warner: Edition: illustrated. In earlyit seemed to many that the British people and their allies were close to defeat.

At home, the chief culprit was the German U-boat. Sailing almost unopposed from the North Sea ports of Zeebrugge and Ostend, the submarines were taking a heavy toll of allied shipping, and no one seemed to be doing anything about : The History Press.

A Revisionist Look at the Greatest Raids of the Great War No Pyrrhic Victory takes a fresh look at the series of raids by the Royal Navy and Royal Marines in to sink block ships at Zeebrugge (April 23 rd) and Ostend (April 23 rd and May 9 th), and finds them more successful than.

Finally in the Royal Navy decided to deal with them by blocking the canals connecting Bruges with Zeebrugge and Ostend. The British have generally considered the raid a limited success, but little effort previously has been made to examine the impact of Author: Mark D.

Karau. The German Position in Flanders ↑. When the fighting on the Western Front settled into a stalemate in the late fall ofthe Germans occupied nearly all of Belgium, including a series of vitally important harbors at Ostend, Zeebrugge, and position resembled a triangle, with the coastal cities of Ostend and Zeebrugge connected to Bruges, a larger inland city and the major.

HMS Vindictive was sunk as a block-ship at Ostend Harbour, Belgium, during a raid on 10 May The blocking of the harbour entrance was only partially successful. Her wreck was raised on 16 August and subsequently broken up. Steve Given collection HMS Vindictive was sunk as a block-ship at Ostend Harbour, Belgium, during a raid on 10 May The First Ostend Raid (part of Operation ZO) was the first of two attacks by the Royal Navy on the German-held port of Ostend during the late spring of during the First World was attacked in conjunction with the neighbouring harbour of Zeebrugge on 23 April in order to block the vital strategic port of Bruges, situated 6 mi ( nmi; km) inland and ideally sited to conduct.

The amphibious raids on the Belgian coast After three years of grinding attrition, the First World War on the Western Front remained in a stalemate with the German and Allied armies stuck in opposing trenches divided by a barbed-wire fringed, cratered no-man’s-land.

When the United States of America entered the contest there could be little doubt of an ultimate allied. The Zeebrugge and Ostende Raids. The ports of Zeebrugge and Ostende in Belgium had been a thorn in the side of the Royal Navy for a long time. Both ports were linked by a series of canals to the inland port of Bruges, widely used by German light forces, particularly submarines, where they were practically invulnerable to Allied attacks.

The Zeebrugge and Ostend Raids Benoit Strubbe The Belgian ports of Zeebrugge and Ostend posed a serious threat to the Allied forces during the First World War. Their location, near the mouth of the Thames and the English Channel, would make these ports the best-situated operating bases for the German U-boat and torpedo boat fleet.

Block The Subs: The Raid On Zeebrugge. The naval-air axis was never really coordinated at either Zeebrugge or Ostend, To learn more about the incredible raid at Zeebrugge, read Christopher Sandford’s book, which you can pick up here. For a 20% discount on the hardback version.

'How We Twisted the Dragon's Tail' (Percival Haslam, Hutchinson, ) has no index, and I couldn't readily find any refs to FW, but there is a photograph (below) opposite p.

Incidentally, this book also contains a 'complete list' of casualties for the Zeebrugge and Ostend raids (unfortunately all in together) and for the second Ostend raid. The Paperback of the The Raids on Zeebrugge & Ostend The Royal Navy Attacks on the German Occupied Belgian Coast During the First World War-Ostend Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.

Thank you for your : One of the objectives for the Third Battle of Ypres (Passchendaele) was the expulsion of the Germans from Flanders and to capture the ports of Zeebrugge and Ostend. The battle however failed to achieve the intended breakthrough and so any attempt to expel the Germans from these ports or to deny them the use of these facilities meant that any future attempt would have to made from the sea.

Buy Zeebrugge & Ostend Raids by Deborah Lake from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Pages: Zeebrugge & Ostend Raids by Stephen McGreal. English | Mar. | ISBN: | Pages | PDF | MB.

IPHIGENIA would be one of three blockships used against the Bruges ship canal at Zeebrugge, whilst BRILLIANT was one of two blockships used against Ostend. THE ZEEBRUGGE AND OSTEND RAIDS, APRIL | Imperial War Museums. I have been researching the Zeebrugge and Ostend Raids with the intention of publishing a book.

I would be very interested to hear from anyone who is related to individuals who took part in these operations in who could provide information or a photo. The Raids on Zeebrugge & Ostend The Royal Navy Attacks on the German Occupied Belgian Coast During the First World War—Ostend and Zeebrugge by C.

Sanford Terry & Zeebrugge Affair by Keble Howard This book contains two riveting accounts describing that famous raid and includes diagrams and photographs. Leonaur editions are newly. 9th May Second Ostend Raid The Second Ostend Raid (officially known as Operation VS) was launched by the Royal Navy on the 9th May to block the channels leading to the Belgian port of Ostend during World War German Navy had used the port since as a base for their U-boat activities during the battle of the Atlantic and the strategic advantages of the Belgian ports were.

23/4/ The Ostend and Zeebrugge Raids: a failed attempt to bottle up U-boats #Live. 23/04/ 22/04/ ianmooreWar at sea British Navy, Bruges, First World War, Ostend, Ostend Raid, U-boats, Zeebrugge, Zeebrugge Raid. German naval bases in Belgium have long troubled the British. One of my interests is the St.

George's Day, raids on the harbours of Zeebrugge and Ostend (and the follow-up raid on Ostend on 10 May ). I'm also particularly interested in the Motor Launch Patrol. Here's my growing list of books pertaining to this topic.

The first German submarines appeared in the Channel around the middle of Septembersinking the Aboukir, Hogue and Cressy, off three had men on board from Dover. Immediately after the Admiralty gave notice that a minefield was to be laid in the eastern entrance to the English Channel, between the East Goodwin Lightship and Ostend.

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