Published in 1984 by Conway Maritime, this 256 page large format hardback tells the story of the Zeppelin offensive in WWI,from the very first raids on England to the destruction of L53,the last Zeppelin brought down in combat.Over 300 illustrations,most from private collections,plus a large number of first-hand accounts,give vivid insight into the drama of the airship attacks and how they were eventually checked by fighter pilots of the RFC and RNAS. Detailed chapters cover Zeppelin design and operation; development of defence aircraft and weaponry;a full chronicle of all the raids on the British Isles: highly detailed accounts of every airship shot down by British fliers in WWI;drawings ,maps plus exhaustive notes and appendices provide the first detailed account of the Zeppelin menace and how it was ultimately defeated. This copy is virtually in mint condition with a protective sleeve for the dust jacket and is signed by the author. Shipped in a rigid cardboard box.
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