• Short Summary

    The attack on The Mole at Zeebrugge in 1918 is commemorated in Liverpool and Zeebrugge.

  • Description

    Titles read: "ZEEBRUGGE DAY".

    Liverpool, Merseyside.

    Veterans of Zeebrugge Day stand in a line holding wreaths. The Mayor of Liverpool (?), other officials and veterans are seen boarding the Liverpool ferry boat 'Royal Daffodil II', namesake of a boat that took part in the attack on The Mole at Zeebrugge in 1918. A memorial service takes place on the ferry as it travels along the River Mersey, past the Liver Building.

    Zeebrugge, Belgium.

    At Zeebrugge we see Belgian (?) veterans and officials at a memorial service near the harbour. Men salute as we hear the last post. C/U of inscription on a war memorial relating to the attack. Flags, including the Union Jack, are held and wreaths are laid. M/S of a statue of an angel of war (?).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    961.43
    Media URN:
    17142
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/04/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:09:00 / 01:37:48:00
    Canister:
    38/34

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