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Title:WRECKED ZEPPELIN BROUGHT DOWN BY BRITISH NAVAL GUNNERY [Main Title]
Film Number:IWM 1207
Summary: The wreckage of Zeppelin LZ85, brought down in the marshes near Salonika, 5th May 1916.
Description: French and Serbian soldiers inspect and pull apart the wreckage of the Zeppelin. An unexploded bomb (?) lies in the marsh. On board one of the British ships which shot down the Zeppelin, a naval lieutenant and a gun-layer stand beside their 3-inch gun. The crew of the Zeppelin are marched back to a French camp, where they are briefly interrogated.
Production Details: Topical Film Company (Production company)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Royal Navy (regiment/service)
French Army (regiment/service)
Serbian Army (regiment/service)
Keywords: aircraft, German - airship: Zeppelin LZ85 & [captured] & [wrecked] (object name)
prisoners of war, German - movement (object name)
intelligence, military, French - interrogation (object name)
First World War, Salonika Front & 5/5/1916 (event)
Greece & Salonika area, Macedonia (geography)
Physical Characteristics: Colour format: B&W
Sound format: Silent
Soundtrack language: None
Title language: English
Subtitle language: English
Technical Details: Format: 35mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 178 ft; Running time: 3 mins
Notes: Technical: this film was previously two parts of IWM 568 reel three, the reel was split and this film transferred in 1984