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Another Death in Germany's Aerial Family

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The Zeppelin L 20 wrecked off the coast of Norway. It is said to have been one of the five or six Zeppelins which took part in the raid on the East Coast of England the night of May 2. It was driven about by the wind and finally settled in the water where it broke in two and sank. The crew escaped by jumping just before the cabins struck the water

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��A view of the Zeppelin shortly before it sank. The afterbody broke just ahead of the aftercabin and disappeared. When the big ship hit the water the wind soon buffeted it about so roughly that it was torn to pieces. A shortage of fuel is said to have caused its loss

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