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The First Blitz

Bombing London in the First World War

Ian Castle

The military potential of aviation was first exploited in the First World War, when London and other major cities were attacked by Zeppelins and, from 1917, Gotha and Staaken 'Giant' biplanes. This book examines the offensive and defensive strategies, the impact of each of the attacks and their legacy in defence planning. This is an updated, single volume version of London 1914–17: The Zeppelin Menace (2008) and London 1917–18: The Bomber Blitz (2010).

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  • Publisher: Osprey
  • Year: 2015
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 208pp
  • Illustrated: Yes
  • ISBN: 9781472815293
  • Condition: New
  • Weight: 0.7kg
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