Hindenburg Disaster Anniversary – May 6, 1937

Every year on the sad anniversary of the loss of the airship Hindenburg I drink several toasts.

To the memory of the airship in better times…

Hindenburg disaster tribute

To the memory of the man who made it all possible…

Hindenburg disaster tribute to Hugo Eckener

And in memory of those who lost their lives.

Hindenburg disaster tribute to those who lost their lives

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Francisco Carvallo
Francisco Carvallo

In memory of the Hindenburg disaster, I wished to share this blog:
RIP to all of the victims.

Dagmara Lizlovs
Dagmara Lizlovs

Indeed a day for prayer and reflection. I raised my glass to the memory of Dr. Eckener and the passengers and crew of LZ-129 too. We must remember that they were once us with the same dreams, the same hopes, the same desires, the same weaknesses, and the same strengths. A good while back, I was on Patrick Russel’s blog, Faces of the Hindenburg and read his article on Chief Radio Officer Willy Speck. The moment I read this: “. . . he [Speck] lay trapped in or near the control car. Captain Max Pruss, who had initially escaped the… Read more »

Milan Zivancevic
Milan Zivancevic

Privet, Dagmara! Yup, Patrick’s blog is a masterpiece; I really hope that we’ll get it in print one day – I’d pay big bucks for it.


Wow, and yep, Amen.


Hear hear.

Milan Zivancevic
Milan Zivancevic