The two-part RTL Television film “Hindenburg” premieres February 6 and 7, 2011. Based on RTL’s description of the film, viewers shouldn’t expect too much historical…
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The Zeppelin-Eckener Spende (Zeppelin Eckener Fund), which led to the construction of LZ-127 Graf Zeppelin, was launched 85 years ago today, on August 20, 1925.
Maps and information about the five legs of Graf Zeppelin’s 1929 Round-the-World flight.
The Zep Diner in Los Angeles, California was part of the airship craze of the 1920’s and 1930’s.
On July 24, 1931, LZ-127 Graf Zeppelin began a seven day flight to explore the Arctic.
Heinrich Kubis became the world’s first flight attendant in March, 1912.
A review of the 1975 Robert Wise film, describing each major character and his or her real-life counterpart.
Officers and men of the U.S.S. Shenandoah, U.S.S. Los Angeles, U.S.S. Akron, and U.S.S. Macon.
The Hindenburg’s aluminum piano was the first piano ever carried on a passenger aircraft.
Goodyear’s vision of the future of air travel.
The German Commission report on the Hindenburg disaster, made available for the first time on the internet.
The Nippon Airship Corporation, which operated a Zeppelin NT over Japan, has filed for bankruptcy and ceased flight operations.
The scorched passport of passenger Moritz Feibusch, recovered from the wreckage of the Hindenburg.
On this day in 1937 the Hindenburg burst into flames at Lakehurst, New Jersey, ending the era of passenger airship travel.
I stumbled across this music video by the German Hip-Hop band W4C (Warriors for Christ), filmed on the Hindenburg passenger deck replica at the Zeppelin…
The Pennsylvania company that made souvenir aluminum ashtrays for the “œMillionaires Flight” of the Hindenburg on October 9, 1936 was destroyed by fire yesterday.
A photograph of Hindenburg at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.
A great photograph of U.S.S. Macon, circa 1933.
The wreck site of the USS Macon, off Point Sur, has been added to the National Register of Historic Places.