The Zeppelin

The Zeppelin

Book - 2015
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This new publication from Michael Belafi offers some truly intriguing content. Photographs of the mighty Zeppelin at all stages of development feature in a publication that aims to chart the entire course of the airship's history. Named after the German Count Ferdinand Von Zeppelin, an early pioneer of rigid airship development, the Zeppelin was first flown commercially by Deutsch Luftschiffahrts (DELAG), the world's first airline in revenue service. By mid-1914, DELAG had carried over 10,000 fare-paying passengers on over 1500 flights. When war hit, it was employed to military advantage, wreaking carnage upon Britain's towns and cities. German defeat in 1918 temporarily halted the airship business (many had to be surrendered under the terms of the Treaty of Versailles), although it did bounce back with the construction of the Graf Zeppelin in the 30s.
Publisher: Barnsley, South Yorkshire :, Pen & Sword Aviation,, 2015
Description: 211 pages : illustrations (black and white), facsimiles, portraits ; 29 cm
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9781473827851
147382785X
Branch Call Number: 629.13324 Bel
Additional Contributors: Werschkun, Cordula,

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