War Scenes

  • Zeppelin air raid 1916, Hartlepool

    Image ID
    FOT917513
    Caption
    Zeppelin air raid 1916, Hartlepool
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Len Sparrow
    Dimensions
    1750 x 2424 px
    Keywords
    England; Britain; Great Britain; British Isles; United Kingdom; UK; Hartlepool; Air raid; World War 1; Schutte Lanz type airship; 29 bombs dropped; Lieut Pyott; Royal Flying Corps; RFC; searchlights; anti aircraft fire
    Description
    A Zeppelin of the class Schutte Lanz type caught in searchlights during raid on Hartlepool on 27 November 1916. A total of 29 bombs were dropped with no casualties. The airship was then shot down by Lieut Pyott of the Royal Flying Corps