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1900 - 1909 - EUROPE

Manzell, Lake Constance, Germany, 1909 - <br />
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Bain News Service photograph, originally titled "Blimp, Zeppelin No. 3, in shed, seen from water", picture labeled "Zeppelin III", but most likely this is Zeppelin LZ-5, later bought by the German Army and redesignated LII.<br />
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The LZ-5 made its maiden flight on 26 May 1909 and undertook a much-noted overland voyage to Bitterfeld and back from 29 May to 2 June ñ 1194km (742 miles) in total. On the way back it was slightly damaged when it collided with a pear tree near Gˆppingen. Upon repair it was sold to the German Army, where it flew as LII until it was destroyed in a storm on 24 April 1910 near Weilburg.
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Manzell, Lake Constance, Germany, 1909 -

Bain News Service photograph, originally titled "Blimp, Zeppelin No. 3, in shed, seen from water", picture labeled "Zeppelin III", but most likely this is Zeppelin LZ-5, later bought by the German Army and redesignated LII.

The LZ-5 made its maiden flight on 26 May 1909 and undertook a much-noted overland voyage to Bitterfeld and back from 29 May to 2 June ñ 1194km (742 miles) in total. On the way...
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Filename: F_09_Zeppelin_4a3ca9c6ef_o.jpg
From gallery: 1900 - 1909 - EUROPE
Source: Agence Quebec Presse
Date: 17 Feb 1909
Location: Germany
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