The air raid on King's Lynn, 1915
Photograph, World War One, Home Front (1914-1918), 1915.
The first Zeppelin raid on Britain was at Great Yarmouth and King's Lynn in January 1915. London was first attacked on 31 May 1915, when seven people were killed and £18,000 worth of damage caused. In the months that followed, 50 further Zeppelin raids took place and a blackout was imposed on the city.
One of 53 British official photographs.
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National Army Museum, Out of Copyright
National Army Museum, Study collection