Tag Archives: Lakehurst Naval Air Station

NUMU, the New Museum – Los Gatos, Announces a Temporary Exhibit about Airships

Source: New Museum Los Gatos – numulosgatos.org The Grand Opening of the New Museum – Los Gatos (NUMU) will be held on Saturday, June 6, 2015. In honor of the GRAND OPENING Saturday June 6, 2015, NUMU will be hosting a … Continue reading

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The Hindenburg Disaster as Reported by the New York Daily News on May 7, 1937

Source: New York Daily News – nydailynews.com (Originally published by the Daily News on May 7, 1937.)

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Hindenburg Disaster Is Topic of Sept. 17 Stafford Library Program

Source: thesandpaper.villagesoup.com It was probably the most dramatic live radio news broadcast in history. On May 6, 1937, the German airship Hindenburg caught fire and crashed upon landing at the Lakehurst Naval Air Station.

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Werner Franz, Last Surviving Crew Member of the Hindenburg Dies

Source: cbsnews.com Werner Franz, believed to be the last surviving crew member of the German airship Hindenburg that crashed 77 years ago, has died. He was 92.

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From the archive, 20 August 1936: From New York to Frankfurt on the Hindenburg

Source: theguardian.com Wonderfully smooth compared to aeroplane travel, one has a feeling of complete security, says reporter on board the Zeppelin.

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