Ian Castle

Podcasts by Ian Castle

  • Sailors with wreck of Zeppelin L15, shot down April 1916. Catalogue reference: AIR1-645-17-122-325

    Defeating the Zeppelins

    For almost two years during the First World War, German airships roamed over the British countryside, bombing towns and villages without fear of a significant response from the aircraft assigned to defend the country. But all that changed in the […]

  • Police Notice Boards Anti-Aircraft poster, 1915 (catalogue reference MEPO 2/1621)

    ‘The Germans are here!’ London’s first Zeppelin raid

    Ten months into the First World War and the feared onslaught on London by Germany’s fleet of airships – Zeppelins – had failed to materialise. There was sympathy for those killed or injured in air raids elsewhere, but these were […]

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