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Exploding Blimps

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Contributed by 
cambsaction
People in story: 
David Ward
Location of story: 
Bristol
Background to story: 
Civilian
Article ID: 
A5816414
Contributed on: 
19 September 2005

I remember looking through our living room window looking out at the blimps that were used to prevent German dive-bombers. Unfortunately this night there was a storm and all these hydrogen filled balloons were exploding it was terrifying but a memory I’ll never forget.

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