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LZ 61 (L 21)

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

37 relations: Atwick, Bolton, Bradley, West Midlands, Chesterton, Staffordshire, Cleethorpes, Dodworth, Egbert Cadbury, Fenton, Staffordshire, German Empire, Goldenhill, 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, World War I.

Atwick

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

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Bolton

Bolton (locally) is a town in Greater Manchester in North West England. A former mill town, Bolton has been a production centre for textiles since Flemish weavers settled in the area in the 14th century, introducing a wool and cotton-weaving tradition. The urbanisation and development of the town largely coincided with the introduction of textile manufacture during the Industrial Revolution. Bolton was a 19th-century boomtown, and at its zenith in 1929 its 216 cotton mills and 26 bleaching and dyeing works made it one of the largest and most productive centres of cotton spinning in the world. The British cotton industry declined sharply after the First World War, and by the 1980s cotton manufacture had virtually ceased in Bolton. Close to the West Pennine Moors, Bolton is northwest of Manchester. It is surrounded by several smaller towns and villages that together form the Metropolitan Borough of Bolton, of which Bolton is the administrative centre. The town of Bolton has a population of 139,403, whilst the wider metropolitan borough has a population of 262,400. Historically part of Lancashire, Bolton originated as a small settlement in the moorland known as Bolton le Moors. In the English Civil War, the town was a Parliamentarian outpost in a staunchly Royalist region, and as a result was stormed by 3,000 Royalist troops led by Prince Rupert of the Rhine in 1644. In what became known as the Bolton Massacre, 1,600 residents were killed and 700 were taken prisoner. Bolton Wanderers football club play home games at the Macron Stadium and the WBA World light-welterweight champion Amir Khan was born in the town. Cultural interests include the Octagon Theatre and the Bolton Museum and Art Gallery, as well as one of the earliest public libraries established after the Public Libraries Act 1850.

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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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Christmas

Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.

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Christmas and holiday season

The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.

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Christmas traditions

Christmas traditions vary from country to country.

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Cleethorpes

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

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Dodworth

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

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Egbert Cadbury

Major (Honorary Air Commodore) Sir Egbert "Bertie" Cadbury (20 April 1893 – 12 January 1967) was a British businessman, a member of the Cadbury family, who as a First World War pilot 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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Fenton, Staffordshire

Fenton is one of the so-called "Six Towns" which constitute the City of Stoke-on-Trent, which federated in 1910.

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German Empire

The German Empire (Deutsches Kaiserreich, officially Deutsches Reich),Herbert Tuttle wrote in September 1881 that the term "Reich" does not literally connote an empire as has been commonly assumed by English-speaking people.

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Goldenhill

Goldenhill is an area on the northern edge of Stoke-on-Trent, in Staffordshire, England.

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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

Haslingden is a town in Rossendale, Lancashire, England.

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Helmshore

Helmshore is a village in the Rossendale Valley, Lancashire, England, south of Haslingden between the A56 and the B6235, north of Manchester.

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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 ("Imperial Navy") was the navy created at the time of the formation of the German Empire.

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Kidsgrove

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

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Leeds

Leeds is a city in the metropolitan borough of Leeds, in the county of 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 S.L.22 was delivered in 1917.

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Lowestoft

Lowestoft is a town and civil parish 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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New Year

New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.

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New Year's Day

New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.

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New Year's Eve

In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.

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Nordholz

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

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Ramsbottom

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

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Rawtenstall

Rawtenstall is a town at the centre of the Rossendale Valley in Lancashire, England, with a population of 22,000.

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Rossendale

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 designed and developed by the Royal Aircraft Factory.

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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 German military dirigible built in 1916 by Luftschiffbau Schütte-Lanz.

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Shafton

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

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

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Tipton

Tipton is a town in the West Midlands, England, with a population of around 38,777 at the 2011 UK Census.

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Trentham, Staffordshire

Trentham is a suburb of the city of Stoke-on-Trent in North Staffordshire, England, south-west of the city centre and south of the neighbouring town of Newcastle-under-Lyme.

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Tunstall, Staffordshire

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

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Walsall

Walsall is an industrial town in the West Midlands of England.

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Wednesbury

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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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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2018

2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.

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2019

2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.

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References

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

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