World War 1 would be the first war in which air combat played a significant role, the roots for that combat lay in the technological and strategic choices of 1915.
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Comparison shot of the Hinderburg beside a 747. The Hindenburg was actually about 7 times larger than World War 1 Zeppelins. Probably closer in size to teh Zeppelin LZ No7 that is pictured.