Gigantic German airships, known as Zeppelins (below), carried out 52 bombing raids on Britain during the war – killing more than 500. To avoid Zeppelin attacks, no lights could be used after sunset and loud noises were banned, too.
Large scale bombing raids on British cities were carried out during the day by German biplanes called Gothas.
The war officially ended between Germany and the Allies with the signing of the Treaty of Versailles.
Interesting Facts about World War I For reference and further reading: Causes of World War I by John Ziff.
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