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Damage to HMS Liberty at Heligoland

Damage to HMS Liberty at Heligoland

Damage to HMS Liberty at Heligoland

Here we see the damage suffered by the Laforey class destroyer HMS Liberty at the battle of Heligoland Bight (28 August 1914) where she was hit by gunfire from SMS Mainz, and her captain killed.

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Watch the video: Heligoland Goes Up: Destroying Hitlers Sea Base 1947. British Pathé (December 2021).