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02/07/1900 Zeppelin airship flies for the first time

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The Rise of Zeppelin's Airships

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The Zeppelin: History of the World's Greatest Airships

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First World War tech: Zeppelins

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The Failed History of the Zepellin

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The Story of Airships - Full Documentary

The airship was called LZ 1. Ferdinand von Zeppelin flew her from a floating hangar on Lake Constance in southern Germany. Zeppelins were used for passenger transportation or as early bombers on the beginning of the twentieth century. Later, they were surpassed by aircraft. Today, the are used mostly as experimental vessels.
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