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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...and a Podcast

If you would like to hear my talk on London's First Zeppelin Raid it is now available here as a Podcast through the National Archives website


Talks booked for 2020

Mon. 7 January - 7.30pm - Dorking Local History Group - Crossways Baptist Community Church, RH4 3HB

The Zeppelin Onslaught - Britain's Forgotten Blitz


Wed.17 April - 7.45pm - Western Front Assoc. Surrey Branch (Cobham)

"These Gaseous Monsters" - Voices From The Zeppelin War


Sat. 11th May - 2.30pm - Stow Maries/CCI - Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome, Essex, CM3 6RJ

Frontline Essex - The Lair of the Zeppelin Killers


Tue. 11 June - 6.30pm - Islington & Clerkenwell Guides Association - (Private Group)

'Everything was gone' - Germany's First World War air raids on London: Islington & Clerkenwell


Thu. 17th October - 7.00pm - Eseex Police Military History Club - Chelmsford, Essex

The Zeppelin Onslaught - Britain's Forgotten Blitz









Talks booked for 2019

Tue. 21 January - 7.30pm - Surrey Industrial Heritage Group, Guildford, GU2 7YF

The Zeppelin Onslaught - Britain's Forgotten Blitz