Le Zeppelin abattu a Compiegne

Le Zeppelin abattu a Compiegne 17 Mars 1917 From New York Times: ZEPPELIN SHOT DOWN CREW OF 30 KILLED French Anti-Aircraft Guns Reach Raider at a Height of More Than Two Miles. WAS COMING FROM LONDON Crew, After Being Hit, Throw Over Bombs, Which Fail to Explode Some of the Crew Jump to Death PARIS,...

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Graf Zeppelin

Graf Zeppelin over Friedrichshafen, where it was built. Probably the most successful of the German airships, the Graf Zeppelin operated a passenger service between 1928 and 1937. In 1920 it circumnavigating the globe in 3 week, including the first non-stop flight over the Pacific. In this time between wars, the battle between airships and airplanes...

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