Zeppelin raids, Gothas and 'Giants'

Britain's First Blitz - 1914 -1918

Ian Castle looks at the World War One air raids on Britain - the First Blitz

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1915: July-December

In the second half of 1915 the raids on Britain intensified as improved Zeppelin models became available. London became more accessable and raids on the city took place on four occasions. One of these raids, on 8/9 September, was the most destuctive of the war.

 

Click on tabs for details of each raid.