Letter concerning the burning of a Zeppelin at Cuffley, Hertfordshire, September 1916
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Catalogue date 1996-06-04
Ms letter (4pp) written by Patrick Blundstone, a schoolboy staying at Cuffley, Hertfordshire (September 1916) to his father in London, describing in graphic schoolboy detail the landing of a Zeppelin in flames close to the house and the 'roasted' condition of the crew and mentioning the heroic action by 'Lieutenant Robertson' (aka Lieutenant William Leefe Robinson VC). Also with the letter is his collection of four postcards depicting the incident.
Associated people and organisations
- Robinson, William Leefe
- Royal Air Force, Royal Flying Corps
- German Air Force, Zeppelin SL11, airship
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