THE GERMAN NAVAL BOMBARDMENT OF BRITISH SEAPORTS, DECEMBER 1914

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  • Q 53484
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Photographs
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1914-12
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  • object name: photograph
  • object category: Photography
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photographs

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The ruins of a house in Scarborough were five members of the Bennett family were killed as a result of the German naval raid on Scarborough by the 1st Scouting Group of the German High Seas Fleet (commanded by Admiral Franz von Hipper). The house was hit by shells fired by the German battlecruisers SMS DERFFLINGER and SMS VON DER TANN, 16 December 1914.

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