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From: "A.W & P.P. Commons" <>
Subject: Re: Bomb Targets
Date: Fri, 17 Jan 2003 23:21:42 +1000
> In a message dated 16/01/2003 08:15:46 GMT Standard Time,
> > . Most vivid memory of it, apart from watching dog
> > fights between Hitler's lot and our fighters, is of seeing the R101, (or
> > similar Zeppelin type of craft) flying past the Destructor.
> I too remember seeing that. Must have been 1935/6. I was always led to
> believe that it was the German airship "Hindenburg". It was said afterwards
> that these flights over England were mainly for photographic purposes.
> Ron Denman
I also remember it but my memory was that I was being carried by my
mother which would have put it around 1931-32. I was also under the
impresion that it was a German Zeppelin. It is mentioned in my auto-biog
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