Zeppelin and Garrison Museum Tønder

The museum is open on Saturdays and Sundays between 11 pm and 4 pm from May 1 until October 30.

Kapitänleutnant Martin Dietrich

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Kptlt. Martin Dietrich

Flown with the following airships:

Commanding Officer of L 9 from October 19, 1915 until December 22, 1915 (12 sorties).

Commanding Officer of L 22 from March 10, 1916 until October 2, 1916 (44 sorties).

Commanding Officer of L 38 from November 26, 1916 until December 29, 1916 (7 sorties).
On a sortie to Sct. Petersburg in Russia the airship made an emergency landing due to icing. The airship was scrapped.

Commanding Officer of L 42 from March 16, 1917 until June 4, 1918 (48 sorties).

Commanding Officer of L 71 from August 10, 1918 until October 28, 1918 (6 sorites).
The War ended shortly after.

115 sorties in all.


Served at the following bases:

Hage, Nordholz, Tønder, Dueren, Ahlhorn, Seerappen, Weinoden.