The First Blitz (World War I) - A One-hour Lecture on 18 May
From the outset of World War I the Germans worked on plans to destroy the heart of the British Empire in a firestorm delivered from the air. Beginning with the first Zeppelin airship raids of 1915 to the Gotha and Giant bombers that followed. This talk explores the effect on London, the civilian population and the legacy that remains visible to the present day.
A one-hour lecture on Wednesday, 18 May (2pm) with Charlie Mead. Cost £8.00/£6.40 SoG members. Places should be pre-booked, through our website or by telephone: 020 7553 3290. Do you have a question? email the events department.