The Great War
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Underneath the print and title is a paragraph of information describing what happen. On the night of September 2nd-3rd, 1916, Lieutenant William Leefe Robinson, of the Worcester Regiment and Royal Flying Corps attacked an enemy airship under circumstances of great difficulty and danger, and sent it crashing to the ground as a flaming wreck at Cuffley near Enfield. he had been in the air for no more than two hours, and had previously attacked another airship during his flight. for this act of most conspicuous bravery he was deservedly rewarded with the Victoria Cross.