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With Its "Power-Eggs." Silencers, and Bomb-Traps: Captured "L 49"

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On a double-page in this number e give further photographs of the Zeppelin “L 49” ater being brought down near Bourbonne-les-Bains on October no, practicaly intact She ea thoroughly overhauled by Prench aeronautical esperts, one of whom, as quoted by the “Chronicle,” said: “A passae within the envelope cmonin the ballast, petrol- tanks, and several beds. .. The vessel can rmally make 55 or 60 miles an hour….


The ‘L49’ . .. had two machina-u, but no uer platfnm. It arried 18 men and a tons of bombs. It had reached a height of 70oo mefres (4d mik) over London, and had then encountered not only a pong north wind, but a temperature falling as low as 33 deg. below ro Centigrade. The men had fro hands, and became half- stupeed with the cold. The water baallt froe.”



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