The Cuffley 'Zeppelin'

German zeppelin brought down over Cuffley during WWI, 1916

By John Heather

The burning zeppelin
Rolling up the wreckage
Sorting through the wreckage

During the early hours of 3 September 1916 the first airship to be shot down over British soil since aerial attacks commencing on 19 January 1915, was done so on top of Plough Hill, Cuffley.

This significant event led to Cuffley becoming a part of international history for the First World War.

 

This page was added on 06/05/2011.

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