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A caquot type kite balloon

A caquot type kite balloon Airships
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Stock #: 238115
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
Publisher: Raphael Tuck & Sons
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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During the War these balloons have developed very rapidly and now are indispensable to an army. Their peculiar shape is designed to prevent them from spinning. They are of course moored, generally to a lorry, and can be wound down or sent up very rapidly. The two observers wear belts which are attached to parachutes, and in an emergency simply jump out of their basket

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