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The Zeppelin Offensive


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David Marks lives and works in London. He is a member of the Airship Heritage Trust and a committee member of Cross & Cockade International (The First World War Aviation Historical Society). He regularly lectures on behalf these organisations on the subject of Zeppelin raids on Britain, drawing on a unique and extensive collection of postcards and contemporary memorabilia. David also writes Cross & Cockade's quarterly email newsletter, _Wind in the Wires_, which has over 1,250 subscribers. In 2016, David was proud to be a member of the committee set up by the Northaw & Cuffley Parish Council to commemorate the centenary of the shooting down of airship _SL11_ by Lieutenant William Leefe Robinson, who won the Victoria Cross for his bravery. David is also a regular contributor to many books, journals, magazines and projects relating to Zeppelin raids, the war in the air, as well as the First World War in general. His first book, _Let the Zeppelins Come_, focusing on the morale boosting impact of comic postcards to the British public, was published in March 2017 and received national press coverage.


"Most often described in a combat role, this book portrays the Zeppelin campaign from the German home front perspective and is well-recommended for its unique visual and psychological insights."-- "Over the Front"
"The author's knowledge of the Medieval period in these islands shines through as he or she takes us on a journey through the minefield of opposing factions fighting for the crown of England. Authoritative, educational and extremely entertaining."-- "Books Monthly"

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