By Kate Atkinson
From the unique (hardback) ISBN: 9780316176538
In Life After Life Ursula Todd lived during the turbulent occasions of the final century many times. In A God in Ruins, Atkinson turns her concentrate on Ursula’s loved more youthful brother Teddy – would-be poet, RAF bomber pilot, husband and father – as he navigates the perils and growth of the 20 th century. For all Teddy endures in conflict, his maximum problem may be to stand dwelling in a destiny he by no means anticipated to have.
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LZ 114 was handed to the French in 1920 and renamed Dixmunde. It disappeared while over the Mediterranean in 1923. From remains found later, it seemed that there had been a massive mid-flight explosion, although the cause was unknown. (Courtesy of the Zeppelin Museum, Tønder) REPARATIONS, COLLABORATION AND DISASTER: THE END OF THE RIGID AIRSHIP, 1919–40 The Zeppelin Company was to survive the demise of its founder and the defeat of Germany, and continued to build airships under the leadership of the count’s collaborator Dr Eckener.
LZ 121 Nordstern was the second of these post-war ‘y’ type civil airships, small in size but the first to feature a new shape hull with the control car incorporated into it, rather than being suspended below it. The hull of all previous airships had been constructed of sections of the same diameter, though with tapered bows and sterns, whereas this type introduced the ‘teardrop’ configuration which was adopted thereafter. The vessel was seized by France before DELAG could take possession, and renamed Méditerranée.
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