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Zeppelin raids

7 April 2016

1:00 PM

7 April 2016

1:00 PM

From ‘Per Mare, Per Terras, Per Coelum’, The Spectator, 8 April 1916: The very worst the Germans can do in the way of Zeppelin attacks is negligible from the military point of view. They are a great and grim annoyance, but nothing more… A scientific betting man, if asked what were the odds on John Smith or Mary Brown being killed in the next raid, would put it, we presume, at something like a million to one.

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