THE ZEPPELIN DANGER.
TO THIS EDITOR. Sir——The New York correspondent of ike ‘Daily Telegraph.,’ referring on 29th November to President Wilson’s protest "against attacks on cities occupied by noncombatants by means of bombs droppei from aircraft/’ made the following statement: —'‘Simultaneously with the appear ance of many editorials approving the President’s protest, there is a striking technical article printed yesterday in tbs ?rooeedings of the United States Naval institute, declaring that Zeppelins ha( proved a failure. If more serious attacks should be attempted by the remaining l Zeppelins that Germany possesses, they will be met as'those already made him been met, or, as a last resource, by concerted action of a handful of aeroplanes. Aeroplanes have proved themselves better aerial scouts than Zeppelins. There can be iio doubt that a few desperate pilots who were willing to throw their live? away could successfully ram and destroy any airship that ever sailed." We do not require to be told of the possibilities of a successful raid on Eng land by Zeppelins } but what are thf probabilities I am, etc., P, O. Beidoeman. January 25.
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THE ZEPPELIN DANGER., Evening Star, Issue 15702, 16 January 1915