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Ostend Raid, Francis O’Connor and the Battle of Britain Almshouses

Following the outbreak World War I (1914-1918) in August 1914, Germany swept through Belgium routing the country’s army and capturing the Belgium coast. There they commandeered the ship canal at Bruges as a base for submarines (U-boats), as it provided outlets … Continue reading

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