Picture:
Picture:
Tom Marshall / Photografix

These incredible colourised photos show the devastating damage done to the United Kingdom in the First World War by Germany's Zeppelins.

Despite Hitler's Blitz being the most well-known instance of Germany threatening Britain from above, it's not the first time it happened.

Germany bombed Britain during the First World War with Zeppelins, which began in 1915, and continued until 1918.

During that time, around 50 bombing raids were carried out on the United Kingdom, which killed 557 people, and injured about 1,538 more.

These newly released colourised images show the destruction that was caused by successful Zeppelin raids, and First World War soldiers searching for survivors in the wreckage.

Keep reading...Show less
Please log in or register to upvote this article
The Conversation (0)