Tag Archives: World War I

WWI airship R34 arrived too late to see action

Source: eveningtimes.co.uk By: Stef Lach She was the majestic airship built in Renfrewshire to aid the First World War effort – but this lady arrived a little too late to the party.

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Did You Know the Lizard Peninsula Was Home to a World War I Airship Base?

Source: The Packet – falmouthpacket.co.uk As the anniversary of the outbreak of the Great War approaches, The Packet looks back a how an airship base near Mullion played a key role in defending shipping from the German submarine threat.

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Television Programming Alert (United States)

Zeppelin Terror Attack Airing January 15, 2014 at 9 pm (ET) on PBS. (Check your local listings.)

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Attack of the Zeppelins – a Channel 4 (UK) documentary airs on Monday, August 26

Source: University of Cambridge An investigation into how the Zeppelins worked, and how they were defeated, led by Cambridge engineer Hugh Hunt, forms the subject of a Channel 4 documentary this coming Monday.

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