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  • Short Summary

    Veterans of the attack on Zeebrugge Harbour in 1918 take part in the anniversary ceremony.

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    War veterans mark the 10th anniversary of Zeebrugge Day of 1918, when British ships tried to block the harbour at Zeebrugge to make it unusable by German submarines.

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    Liverpool, Merseyside.

    M/S of a brass band marching along a street (they look like Naval Cadets) on Zeebrugge Day; they are followed by a group of war veterans in civilian clothes.

    M/S of the veterans standing in a line while they are inspected by senior military officers; most of the veterans wear medals on their jackets. M/S of what looks like a ferry boat - this is the 'Royal Iris' that took part in the attack. M/S of the Lady Mayoress, Margaret Bevan, getting onto the ship, along with other dignitaries. M/S of people crowding around a memorial stone, covered with wreaths, that lists the names of those killed in the attack; M/S of the memorial.

    Note: for search purposes - Margaret Beaven / Margaret Beavan.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:14:00 / 01:35:04:00
    G 1497

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