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  • machine-gun ammunition belt box, Zeppelin

    machine-gun ammunition belt box, Zeppelin

    (Weapons and ammunition)

    FIR 11621

    This machine-gun ammunition belt box was recovered from the crash site of the German airship L31, after it was shot down on the night of 1 October 1916. In common with other Zeppelin equipment it is constructed with lightness in mind, being made of...

  • piece of aircraft fabric ('Devil in the Dusk')

    piece of aircraft fabric ('Devil in the Dusk')

    (Vehicles, aircraft and ships)

    EPH 1856

    Piece of First World War period British aircraft fabric. The remnant is from the Bristol Fighter (serial number C4636) which was flown by Flying Officer A J Arkell and A M Stagg (39 Squadron, Royal Air Force) on the evening of May 19-20 1918, when they...

  • Thatching Flax for Aeroplanes

    Thatching Flax for Aeroplanes

    (art) Made by: Schwabe, Randolph

    Art.IWM ART 1175

    image: two women are using ladders to work on the roof of a large thatched building; to the right three women are working on a pile of thatching; in the left foregound two women are preparing bundles of reeds; on the far left, another figure is visible...

  • piece of wreckage from Zeppelin L.9

    piece of wreckage from Zeppelin L.9

    (Vehicles, aircraft and ships)

    EPH 2213

    Relic from the German Naval Air Service Zeppelin L9. The L9's first flight was on 9 March 1915 when she was the first Navy airship to operate with a closed command cabin and revised engine gondola. The L9 (which was early on in her service life...

  • fragment from German aerial bomb

    fragment from German aerial bomb

    (Weapons and ammunition)

    EPH 4175

    One of two fragments of First World War German aerial bombs which were dropped on Southend on Sea and Leigh on Sea, Essex, on 12 August 1917. See also EPH 4176. The two fragments are undifferentiated in accession.

  • fragment from German aerial bomb

    fragment from German aerial bomb

    (Weapons and ammunition)

    EPH 4176

    One of two fragments of First World War German aerial bombs which were dropped on Southend on Sea and Leigh on Sea, Essex, on 12 August 1917. See also EPH 4175. Note that the two fragments are undifferentiated in the original accession record (circa 1922...

  • AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY ON THE WESTERN FRONT

    AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY ON THE WESTERN FRONT

    part of "AIR MINISTRY FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHS COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: 4 Squadron, 2nd Wing RFC (Photographer) 1918-08-21

    BOX 197-2887-4B-28S-1918

    Plotting reference: 28S 23 29. Key feature:

  • AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY ON THE WESTERN FRONT

    AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY ON THE WESTERN FRONT

    part of "AIR MINISTRY FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHS COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: 4 Squadron, 2nd Wing RFC (Photographer) 1918-08-21

    BOX 197-2884-4B-28S-1918

    Plotting reference: 28S 16 17. Key feature:

  • AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY ON THE WESTERN FRONT

    AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY ON THE WESTERN FRONT

    part of "AIR MINISTRY FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHS COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: 4 Squadron, 2nd Wing RFC (Photographer) 1918-08-21

    BOX 197-2885-4B-28S-1918

    Plotting reference: 28S 16 17. Key feature:

  • AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY ON THE WESTERN FRONT

    AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY ON THE WESTERN FRONT

    part of "AIR MINISTRY FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHS COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: 4 Squadron, 2nd Wing RFC (Photographer) 1918-08-21

    BOX 197-2883-4B-28S-1918

    Plotting reference: 28S 16. Key feature:

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