Zeebrugge St. George's Day, 1918 Barrie Pitt 1958, First Edition


First Edition with 12 pages of half-tone illustrations and ten maps and diagrams.This book tells the full story of the expedition planned, inspired and led by Roger Keyes to seal off the hornet's nest of U-boats and Destroyers that were passing through the English Channel every month in the lead-up to this attack. Fold-out of the 'Plan of Attack on Zeebrugge on the night of 22-23 April, 1918 with the object of blocking Zeebrugge Canal' is in excellent condition. Also excellent are the fold-outs of the 'Unit Composition & the Unit Commanders' and 'Defences on the Belgian Coast'. Binding is strong & tight; light foxing to fore-edge, else contents clean & very good with no owner inscriptions. 237 pp now protected by clear removable mylar sleeve. 

Author: Pitt, Barrie
Illustrated By: 12 pages of half-tone illustrations and ten maps and diagrams. 
Published: 1958 Cassell and Company London
Edition: First edition
Binding: Hardcover
Jacket Condition: Very Good
Book Condition: Good

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