Picture of LZ 16 - Z IV

Picture of LZ 16 - Z IV

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Zeppelin Z IV in Luneville, 1913

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LZ 16 Zeppelin

The Zeppelin LZ 16 - Z IV was a German military rigid airship first flown on 14 March 1913. It was accidentally crossed the French border due to a navigational error caused by poor visibility. Later it was used for reconnaissance, bombing and training before being decommissioned in the autumn of 1916. Read more about LZ 16.

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LZ 20 Zeppelin

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LZ 4 Zeppelin

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