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The Hindenburg

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Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

ISBN: 080506415X
Author: Patrick O'Brien

Describes the development and early flights of airships and the disastrous crash of the Hindenburg at an airfield in New Jersey in 1937.
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A dramatic, vividly illustrated appear in the tragic ship whose fiery crash ended the age of the dirigible. Like a fabulous silvery fish, floating quietly inside the ocean of air. It was on the list of most spectacular disasters with the twentieth century, and in a single moment ended the era of the majestic dirigible airships. On May 6, 1937, the Hindenburg, the largest and fastest airship ever built, exploded in a tremendous ball of fire as it came to land in Lakehurst, New Jersey. For thirty-seven years just ahead of the Hindenburg tragedy, the gigantic airships from the Zeppelin Company captivated the world as they carried thousands of passengers on luxurious transatlantic voyages. Readers of all ages will enjoy this fascinating appear at the Hindenburg as well because the magical age with all the Zeppelin airships. Some dreamed that the steerable, gas-filled"zeppelins,"invented 3 years ahead of the airplane, would fill the skies as the unrivaled approach to travel more than the ocean. it seemed to be coming from another world and to turn out to be returning there like a dream. That dream ended making use of the Hindenburg.


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