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Pictures from U-boats

The January 7 1925 edition of the Toronto Daily Star contained articles about an upcoming silent film commemorating the Zeebrugge raid of 1918.

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It’s worth recalling that 1918 was as recent to the readers of this paper as 2013 is to us today!

Searches on YouTube for this film are a bit inconclusive, but I think you can see it in three parts: Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3.

The Zeebrugge raid didn’t work, by the way: the blockade ships were put in the wrong place, and the Germans were able to get their submarines through at high tide. Oh well.

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