Ever because the earliest days of the good conquest of the air, first via the dirigible balloon after which through the aeroplane, their use in time of battle has been a fruitful topic for dialogue. yet their arrival was once of too fresh a date, their many utilities too unexplored to supply whatever except theories, many evidently untenable, others avowedly frustrating. but the half airships have performed within the maximum conflict has come as a shock even to their so much confident advocates. for each expectation shattered, they've got proven a greater than compensating chance of usefulness. during this quantity an endeavour has been made to list their achievements, below the strict attempt of trial, as an axiom of struggle, and to give an explanation for, in untechnical language, the numerous prone to which they've been and should be utilized.
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