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Military Use of Balloons in the Mid- and Late Nineteenth Century

"Balloon in the Siege of Paris, 1870."

Credit - ") 2001 National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution (SI Neg. No. 75-12212)"

Balloons during the Franco-Prussian War.

Balloons during the Franco-Prussian War.

Credit - ") 2001 National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution (SI Neg. No. A-33312-F)"

Balloon used to watch for the Boers.

Balloon used to watch for the Boers.

Credit - Library of Congress

   
 



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