Germans checked!

There was a terrible accident when the hydrogen balloon of a British airship exploded in its shed at Wormwood Scrubs. Florence may have heard about this before the papers got hold of it, as the airship programme was run by the Admiralty, her husband Henry’s employer.

27 July 1915
Better news about Russians. Germans not taken Warsaw yet. They [are] checked. Explosion at Wormwood Scrubs!

Diary of Florence Vansittart Neale (D/EX73/3/17/8)

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