November 9 2018 9:07pm

Armistice anniversary: Taking down a zeppelin

What was like to shoot down a zeppelin? In the first years of the war, Germany did bombing raids over Great Britain with giant blimps. It didn’t last long as allied forces started putting more and more airplanes into the skies… and shooting them down. This is Robert Leckie of the Royal Naval Air service Flying Corps. He was flying over the Bayof Filygoland when he spotted a Zeppelin, an L-22.

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