The Blocking of Zeebrugge: Operation Z.O. 1918 (Paperback)

Operation Z.O. 1918

By Stephen Prince, Giuseppe Rava (Illustrator), Donato Spedaliere (Illustrator)

Osprey Publishing (UK), 9781846034534, 64pp.

Publication Date: May 25, 2010


About the Author

Stephen Prince is a Historian in the Naval Historical Branch of the Royal Navy's Naval Staff. He is responsible for RN reporting from current operations and the historical input into current policy. He is a graduate of Warwick University and King's College London, where he received the Russell Prize. He has been Sir Robert Menzies Scholar at the Australian War Memorial, lecturer at Britannia Royal Naval College and senior lecturer at the Joint Services Command & Staff College. In 2006 he served in Afghanistan as War Diarist for the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF). His publications include articles in the Journal of Strategic Studies, the RUSI Journal & Defence Analysis. Stephen has led a number of tours to Zeebrugge for the Royal Marines. The author lives in Portsmouth, England.

Praise For The Blocking of Zeebrugge: Operation Z.O. 1918

"Like other books in the series, it is a gripping description of events and thanks to a bevy of photos and some superb artwork that includes maps and charts, we get a real idea of what went on during this assault... It is a book I enjoyed and one that I can easily recommend to you." - Scott Van Aken, Modeling Madness

"Whether you are a historian or modeler, The Blocking Of Zeebrugge - Operation Z-O 1918 offers an element of interest for anyone. The diorama inspiration from this book is enormous." - Model Shipwrights

"The Blocking of Zeebrugge
documents the April 1918 raid by the Royal navy on the German-held ports of Zeebrugge and Ostend, and provides a fine, in-depth history that military collections will relish." -The Midwest Book Review