29 December 2022

When Speedboats Crippled the Russian Fleet - Raid on Kronstadt

As I said a few days ago, 'Don't mess with the Royal Navy!'

In the early hours of August 19th 1919, a handful of small British torpedo boats snuck into Kronstadt, the most heavily defended naval base in the world. They launched a daring attack on the Russian Baltic Fleet inside its own harbour, determined to cripple Bolshevik sea power and help to secure the independence of the Baltic States.

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