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LZ 130 Graf Zeppelin II marks an end of one era - era of the great ships in the sky. After the Hindenburg crash and lack of helium it was prevented to carry passengers and given a very short life.
The Zeppelin LZ 8 was a German civilian rigid airship, constructed for DELAG. It was first flown on 30 March 1911. On 16 May 1911 it was caught by a strong crosswind while being walked out of its hangar and damaged beyond repair. Read more about LZ 8.
The Zeppelin LZ 20 - Z V was a German military rigid airship first flown on 8 July 1913. It was used in World War I for reconnaissance missions in Western Poland. After an attack on Mława during the Battle of Tannenberg it was forced landing due to damage from ground fire, its crew was captured. Read more about LZ 20.
LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin was made in 1928 as a mean of restarting of German Zeppelin traffic after the World War One. It was the first aircraft in history to fly over a million miles; it flew around the world and to the Arctic and back.