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Beyond the Hindenburg: Airships Throughout History

Source: The National Archives – archives.gov The dramatic, fiery fate of the German rigid airship LZ-129, the Hindenburg, in 1937 is the most famous event of the airship age.

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The Brief, Wondrous, High-Flying Era of Zeppelin Dining

Source: Atlas Obscura – atlasobscura.com By Natasha Frost The Hindenburg’s fattened ducklings and caviar were essentially German propaganda.

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Charting the Changes to the Goodyear Blimp

Source: New York Daily News – nydailynews.com By Kate Mcleod It all started in 1911, when Goodyear built its first airship envelope, a 400,000-cubic-foot bag ordered by a lighter-than-air enthusiast named Melvin Vaniman.

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The Zeppelin Hindenburg an Education Program at Owls Head Transportation Museum

Source: Owls Head Transportation Museum – owlshead.org Saturday, Jan 30, 2016 1:00 pm Education program by author Charles Jacobs, author of Ausfalls: LZ 129 “Hindenburg” May Day Flight 1937. Owls Head Transportation Museum 117 Museum Street Owls Head, Maine

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Hindenburg Airship Artifacts Go on Sale at Auction

Source: Western Morning News – westernmorningnews.co.uk By David Wells The Hindenburg was a symbol of Hitler’s Germany, a sign of Nazi strength and power in a world edging ever closer to war. In the 1930s the hydrogen-filled airship looked the … Continue reading

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