Hindenburg Disaster Anniversary – May 6, 1937TOPICS:anniversarieshindenburghindenburg disaster Posted By: Dan Grossman May 6, 2015Every 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…To the memory of the man who made it all possible…And in memory of those who lost their lives.
In memory of the Hindenburg disaster, I wished to share this blog:
RIP to all of the victims.
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.… Read more »
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.
Great point as always, Dagmara. Amen and God Bless
Dan, Milan: Thank you both. Once my confessor Father Mike and I were discussing the Hindenburg. I mentioned to him, Captain Prussâ€™s actions of re-entering the ship despite of his own serious burns to rescue survivors and doing so until restrained by rescuers. Father Mike replied that the man had… Read more »
One of the most touching things for me in the films of the Hindenburg disaster is that moment when the U.S. Navy sailors stop running away from the burning wreck, stand for a moment, and then start running TOWARD the burning ship to save survivors. It seems like what Father… Read more »
Wow, and yep, Amen.