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The LZ 61 was a World War I German Navy airship, allocated the tactical numbering 'L 21'. [1]

38 relations: Atwick, Bolton, Bradley, West Midlands, Chesterton, Staffordshire, Cleethorpes, Dodworth, Egbert Cadbury, Ewood Park, Fenton, Staffordshire, German Empire, Great Yarmouth, Haslingden, Helmshore, Holcombe, Greater Manchester, Imperial German Navy, Kidsgrove, Leeds, List of Schütte-Lanz airships, Lowestoft, Luftschiffbau Zeppelin, Luftschiffhafen Seddin, Manchester Regiment, Nordholz, Ramsbottom, Rawtenstall, Rossendale, Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2, Royal Naval Air Service, Schütte-Lanz SL 11, Shafton, Tønder, Tipton, Trentham, Staffordshire, Tunstall, Staffordshire, Walsall, Wednesbury, Wolstanton Rural District, World War I.


Atwick is a village and civil parish in Holderness in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England.

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Bolton (or locally) is a town in Greater Manchester, in the North West of England.

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Bradley, West Midlands

Bradley, originally a village in the Manor of Sedgley, England, is in the Bilston East ward of the City of Wolverhampton.

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Chesterton, Staffordshire

Chesterton is a small, former mining village, located in the Borough of Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, England.

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Cleethorpes is a seaside resort on the estuary of the Humber in North East Lincolnshire, Lincolnshire, England with a population of nearly 40,000 in 2011.

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Dodworth is a village in the metropolitan borough of Barnsley in South Yorkshire, England.

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Egbert Cadbury

Air Commodore Sir Egbert Cadbury DSC, DFC (1893—1967) was a First World War pilot who shot down two Zeppelins over the North Sea: L 21 on 28 November 1916, and L 70 on 6 August 1918: the latter while flying a De Havilland DH.4 with Robert Leckie as Observer/Gunner.

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Ewood Park

Ewood Park is a football stadium in the English town of Blackburn, Lancashire, and is the home of Blackburn Rovers Football Club — one of the founder members of the Football League and Premier League.

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Fenton, Staffordshire

Fenton is one of the six towns in the city of Stoke-on-Trent which federated in 1910.

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German Empire

The German Empire (Deutsches Kaiserreich), variously referred to as the German Reich or Realm, or Imperial Germany, was the historical German nation state that existed from the unification of Germany in 1871 to the abdication of Kaiser Wilhelm II in November 1918, when Germany became a federal republic.

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Great Yarmouth

Great Yarmouth, often known to locals as Yarmouth, is a coastal town in Norfolk, England.

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Haslingden is a town in Rossendale, Lancashire, England.

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Helmshore is a village in the Rossendale Valley, Lancashire, England.

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Holcombe, Greater Manchester

Holcombe is a village in Ramsbottom ward, Metropolitan Borough of Bury, in Greater Manchester, England.

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Imperial German Navy

The Imperial German Navy was the Imperial Navy – the navy created at the time of the formation of the German Empire.

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Kidsgrove is a town in the borough of Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, England, near the border with Cheshire.

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Leeds is a city in West Yorkshire, England.

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List of Schütte-Lanz airships

Schütte-Lanz (SL) is the name of a series of rigid airships designed and built by the Luftschiffbau Schütte-Lanz company from 1909 until the last LS22 was delivered in 1917.

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Lowestoft is a town in the English county of Suffolk.

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Luftschiffbau Zeppelin

Luftschiffbau Zeppelin GmbH is a German company which, during the early 20th century, was a leader in the design and manufacture of rigid airships, specifically of the Zeppelin type.

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Luftschiffhafen Seddin

Luftschiffhafen Seddin, named after a tiny place in Landkreis Stolp in Pomerania, was a base (Luftschiffhafen) for Schütte-Lanz airships during World War I. The large hangar survived until 1989 when it burned down.

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Manchester Regiment

The Manchester Regiment was a line infantry regiment of the British Army in existence from 1881 until 1958.

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Nordholz is a village and a former municipality in the district of Cuxhaven, in Lower Saxony, Germany.

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Ramsbottom is a town in the Metropolitan Borough of Bury, Greater Manchester, England.

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Rawtenstall is a town at the centre of the Rossendale Valley, in Lancashire, England.

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Rossendale is a district with borough status in Lancashire, England, holding a number of small former mill towns centred on the valley of the River Irwell in the industrial North West.

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Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2

The Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2 was a British single-engine tractor two-seat biplane which was in service with the Royal Flying Corps (RFC) from 1912 until the end of World War I. About 3,500 were built.

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Royal Naval Air Service

The Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS) was the air arm of the Royal Navy, under the direction of the Admiralty's Air Department, and existed formally from 1 July 1914Admiralty Circular CW.13963/14, 1 July 1914: "Royal Naval Air Service - Organisation" to 1 April 1918, when it was merged with the British Army's Royal Flying Corps to form a new service, the Royal Air Force, the first of its kind in the world.

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Schütte-Lanz SL 11

The Schütte-Lanz SL 11 was a military dirigible airship built in Germany during 1916.

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Shafton is a civil parish in the Metropolitan Borough of Barnsley in South Yorkshire, England, on the border with West Yorkshire.

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Tønder (Tondern) is a town in the Region of Southern Denmark.

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Tipton is a town in the Sandwell borough of the West Midlands, England, with a population of around 38,777 at the 2011 census.

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Trentham, Staffordshire

Trentham is a southern suburb of the city of Stoke-on-Trent, in North Staffordshire.

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Tunstall, Staffordshire

Tunstall is an area in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England.

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Walsall is a large industrial town in the West Midlands of England.

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Wednesbury is a market town in England's Black Country, part of the Sandwell metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, near the source of the River Tame.

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Wolstanton Rural District

Wolstanton was a rural district in Staffordshire, England from 1894 to 1904.

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World War I

World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war centered in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LZ_61_(L_21)

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