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London 1914-17 : the Zeppelin menace

Author: Ian Castle; Christa Hook
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; New York, NY. USA : Osprey Pub., 2008.
Series: Campaign (Osprey Publishing), 193.
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"The first Zeppelin raid on London took place on 31 May 1915 -- and with it came the birth of a new arena of warfare, the 'home front'. German airships successfully bombed London on nine separate occasions between May 1915 and October 1917, bringing terror of indiscriminate bombing to a shocked and horrified populace. Britain initially had little with which to counter this danger, but gradually developed weapons and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Castle; Christa Hook
ISBN: 9781846032455 1846032458
OCLC Number: 166380089
Description: 96 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Opposing forces --
The 1915 raids --
The 1916 raids --
1918 : the end of the Zeppelin war --
The sites today.
Series Title: Campaign (Osprey Publishing), 193.
Responsibility: Ian Castle ; illustrated by Christa Hook.

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The first Zeppelin attack on London came in May 1915 - and with it came the birth of a new arena of warfare, the 'home front'. German airships attempted to raid London on 26 separate occasions  Read more...

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