2 May 1916

Zeppelin airship LZ-59 (L-20) stranded near Stavanger, Norway, 3 May 1916. Image courtesy Jean-Pierre Lauwers.

Zeppelin airship LZ-59 (L-20) stranded near Stavanger, Norway, 3 May 1916. Image courtesy Jean-Pierre Lauwers.

Despite your great gallantry and determination under the most trying conditions you were defeated by floods and bad weather, and not by the enemy, whom you pressed back. I have watched your efforts with admiration. You have done all that was humanly possible.

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This entry was posted on May 2nd, 2016.