Raid on Zeebrugge Harbour Stamps
23.04.2018 | St George's Day Centenary 1918-2018, Postmarked at SouthamptonBUY NOW £40
23rd April 2018 - Raid on Zeebrugge Harbour
Limited Edition: 50 copies Worldwide.
Notes: The Zeebrugge Raid on 23 April 1918, was an attempt by the Royal Navy to block the Belgian port of Bruges-Zeebrugge. The British intended to sink obsolete ships in the canal entrance, to prevent German vessels from leaving port. The port was used by the Imperial German Navy as a base for U-boats and light shipping, which were a threat to Allied control of the English Channel and southern North Sea.
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