As an example, the authors cite the 1939 German attempt to use the Graf Zeppelin to detect British radar and their subsequent discounting of its importance.
What does GZ stand for?
GZ stands for Graf Zeppelin
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- Greater Young Zion (Augusta, GA)
- G-Zip (compressed archive; file extension)
- Galiza (Spanish region)
- Gaza Strip
- Generation Z
- Geschäftszeichen (German: Business Logo)
- Gizeh (Egyptian automobile license plate)
- Graetz Number
- Graphics Z-Buffer
- Green Zone
- Groovyzone.org (web site/forum)
- Ground Zero
- Guangzhou (China)
- Guantanamo to Panama Canal Zone (routing designation; US Navy)
- Vibrational Acceleration Along the Z-Axis
- Gamma Zeta Alpha (fraternity)
- Gaza, Palestinian Authority - International Airport (airport code)
- Geer Zolot Associates (Boston, MA)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Town went down 3-1 to Blackburn in 1928 and 2-0 to Arsenal in 1930, when the German airship Graf Zeppelin famously flew over the stadium during the game.
com; 90 minutes; English with Dutch subtitles [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] An intriguing cross between documentary and fiction, Farewell tells a multilayered story of the first around-the-world flight of the German-built Graf Zeppelin in 1929.
The other was the German Graf Zeppelin which caught fire as it was mooring following a flight across the Atlantic.
The game had carried on despite the looming presence of Germany's Graf Zeppelin as it passed low over Wembley, the imposing 776ft airship booed by fans who feared it might distract the players.
Well, the war produced so much horror, bravery, cowardice, treachery, nobility and madness, it is not entirely surprising that the Graf Zeppelin has been almost lost to history but not quite.
They give readers plenty of topics for further research, such as why on earth the Graf Zeppelin appeared on the skyline in 1929.