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Source:   A Gotha G.IV approaches London  

A Gotha G.IV prepares for a raid

A Gotha G.IV carrying its payload. These raids had a damaging affect on public morale

The German aircraft were first spotted at 4.45pm by a light ship in the North Sea and reported to the Admiralty.

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