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An airship or dirigible balloon is a type of aerostat or lighter-than-air aircraft that can navigate through the air under its own power.
Aluminium or aluminum is a chemical element with symbol Al and atomic number 13.
World War I was the first major conflict involving the large-scale use of aircraft.
The Baltic Sea is a sea of the Atlantic Ocean, enclosed by Scandinavia, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russia, Poland, Germany and the North and Central European Plain.
Sir Barnes Neville Wallis (26 September 1887 – 30 October 1979), was an English scientist, engineer and inventor.
Richard Buckminster "Bucky" Fuller (July 12, 1895 – July 1, 1983) was an American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, inventor and futurist.
Bulgaria (България, tr.), officially the Republic of Bulgaria (Република България, tr.), is a country in southeastern Europe.
The Cannock Chase German Military Cemetery is on Cannock Chase, Staffordshire, England.
Cuffley is a village in the Welwyn Hatfield district of south-east Hertfordshire located between Cheshunt and Potters Bar.
Daimler-Benz AG was a German manufacturer of motor vehicles and internal combustion engines, which was founded in 1926.
Darmstadt is a city in the state of Hesse in Germany, located in the southern part of the Rhine-Main-Area (Frankfurt Metropolitan Region).
Duralumin (also called duraluminum, duraluminium, duralum, dural(l)ium, or dural) is a trade name for one of the earliest types of age-hardenable aluminium alloys.
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
Ferdinand Adolf Heinrich August Graf von Zeppelin (8 July 1838 – 8 March 1917) was a German general and later aircraft manufacturer, who founded the Zeppelin airship company.
France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.
In differential geometry, a geodesic is a generalization of the notion of a "straight line" to "curved spaces".
A geodesic dome is a hemispherical thin-shell structure (lattice-shell) based on a geodesic polyhedron.
The Imperial German Army (Deutsches Heer) was the name given to the combined land and air forces of the German Empire (excluding the Marine-Fliegerabteilung maritime aviation formations of the Imperial German Navy).
Giessen, spelled Gießen in German, is a town in the German federal state (Bundesland) of Hesse, capital of both the district of Giessen and the administrative region of Giessen.
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company is an American multinational tire manufacturing company founded in 1898 by Frank Seiberling and based in Akron, Ohio.
Großenkneten is a municipality in the district of Oldenburg, in Lower Saxony, Germany.
HMS E4 was a British E class submarine built by Vickers, Barrow-in-Furness, costing £101,900.
Horsepower (hp) is a unit of measurement of power (the rate at which work is done).
The Imperial German Navy ("Imperial Navy") was the navy created at the time of the formation of the German Empire.
Königsberg is the name for a former German city that is now Kaliningrad, Russia.
William Leefe Robinson VC (14 July 1895 – 31 December 1918) was the first British pilot to shoot down a German airship over Britain during the First World War.
Leinfelden-Echterdingen is a town in the district of Esslingen, in Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Leipzig is the most populous city in the federal state of Saxony, Germany.
The Parsevals were 22 airships built between 1909 and 1919 by the Luft-Fahrzeug-Gesellschaft (LFG) following the design of August von Parseval.
This is a complete list of Zeppelins constructed by the German Zeppelin companies from 1900 until 1938.
Luckenwalde (Upper and Łukowc) is the capital of the Teltow-Fläming district in the German state of Brandenburg.
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.
Lyublino (Люблино; Seerappen; Serupėnai, Serapai) is a settlement under jurisdiction of the town of Svetly in Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia.
The Zeppelin LZ 4 was a German experimental airship constructed under the direction of Ferdinand von Zeppelin.
Mannheim (Palatine German: Monnem or Mannem) is a city in the southwestern part of Germany, the third-largest in the German state of Baden-Württemberg after Stuttgart and Karlsruhe with a 2015 population of approximately 305,000 inhabitants.
The Maybach Mb.IV, originally designated Maybach HS, (only related to the Mb IVa by layout and size), was a six cylinder in-line piston engine of output, originally developed for use in airships.
Olsztyn (Allenstein; Old Polish: Holstin; Old Prussian: Alnāsteini or Alnestabs; Alnaštynas, Alnštynas, Alštynas (historical) and Olštynas (modern)) is a city on the Łyna River in northeastern Poland.
Peter Strasser (1 April 1876 – 5 August 1918) was chief commander of German Imperial Navy Zeppelins during World War I, the main force operating bombing campaigns from 1915 to 1917.
Poland (Polska), officially the Republic of Poland (Rzeczpospolita Polska), is a country located in Central Europe.
Potters Bar is a town in Hertfordshire, England, – Community Strategy First Review (PDF) north of London.
The R31 class of British rigid airships was constructed in the closing months of World War I and comprised two aircraft, His Majesty's Airship R31 and R32.
Rheinau is a town in southwestern Baden-Württemberg, Germany and is part of the district of Ortenau.
Riga (Rīga) is the capital and largest city of Latvia.
The Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2 was a British single-engine tractor two-seat biplane designed and developed by the Royal Aircraft Factory.
Sevastopol (Севастополь; Севасто́поль; Акъяр, Aqyar), traditionally Sebastopol, is the largest city on the Crimean Peninsula and a major Black Sea port.
St Albans is a city in Hertfordshire, England, and the major urban area in the City and District of St Albans.
A submarine (or simply sub) is a watercraft capable of independent operation underwater.
Troisdorf (Trooßdoorf) is a town in the Rhein-Sieg-Kreis (district), in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.
USS Akron (ZRS-4) was a helium-filled rigid airship of the U.S. Navy which operated between September 1931 and April 1933.
The USS Macon (ZRS-5) was a rigid airship built and operated by the United States Navy for scouting and served as a "flying aircraft carrier", designed to carry biplane parasite aircraft, five single-seat Curtiss F9C Sparrowhawk for scouting or two-seat Fleet N2Y-1 for training.
Vaiņode (formerly Wainoden) is a village in and centre of Vaiņode Municipality and Vaiņode parish, Latvia.
Vickers was a famous name in British engineering that existed through many companies from 1828 until 1999.
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.
Yambol (Ямбол) is a city in southeastern Bulgaria and administrative centre of Yambol Province.
Zeesen is a village south of Königs Wusterhausen in Germany, known for Deutschlandsender Zeesen, which was built in 1927, and the Zeesen short-wave transmitter.
A Zeppelin is a type of rigid airship named after the German Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin who pioneered rigid airship development at the beginning of the 20th century.