War-Balloon (Navigable Aerostat)

Enormous dirigible airships used for war. (Read the full article)

"Interesting article, but did any airships of this type ever get buildt? I am also interested in Airships, but after searching a great deal, I found that the earlies operational navigatible baloon(ordinary manned baloons are much older, but was dependent on wind-direction for movement) is from the days of the franco-preussian war(1870-1871), and exept for this airship(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:DupuyLomeDirigeable.jpg), most designs I have found are of the much more modern Zeppelin-style design."
(Christian Orderud 2/13/2006 9:35:54 AM )

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