Zeppelin L48

ZEPPELIN L48

Above: L48 landing at Nordholz May 1917 ..above is L16 a station training ship

Above: in the far distance centre here at Nordholz is the double revoving shed "Normann" that housed the L48

 

Above: L48 is walked towards her shed at Nordholz..Eichler may be the officer leading her. 

L48 on trial at Friedrichshafen May 1917, smoke from port midships engine backfire

Above: "Inside the Gondola" 

Above: Saundby Attacks

Above: Start of the death dive

 

 Above: The Brock-Pomeroy special ammunition ignites the gasbags

 

 

 

                              

Above: The Timewatch team start their dig in the Zeppelin Field

 

       

         

                

Above: Painstaking excavations

Above: The first haul of fragments

                                                              Above: Mounted remains

Above & below: My phonecard telling the true story of her locating