DEFEAT OF THE ZEPPELINS Zeppelin Raids and Anti-Airship Operations 1916-18

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Powis describes the novel threat posed to the British war effort by the raids of German airships, or Zeppelins, and the struggle to develop effective defences against them. Despite their size and relatively slow speed, the Zeppelins were hard to locate and destroy at first. They could fly higher than existing fighters and the early raids benefited from a lack of co-ordination between British services.

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