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Summary: On May 6, 1937, the Hindenburg, the world's largest airship, ignited in a giant fireball as it prepared to land at Lakehurst, New Jersey - a disaster immortalized by searing newsreel footage and Herbert Morrison's unforgettable 'Oh, the humanity!' commentary. The chain of events that ignited Hindenburg's hydrogen remains one of the biggest mysteries in aviation history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV HIN

Rose, Alexander

Summary: "Of all people who might have solved the problem of human flight, few would have suspected Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin, a fusty, old-school member of the Wurrtemburg nobility, recently ousted from the German military and convinced that a flying machine will be his ticket back to military glory. Instead, by the dawn of the twentieth century, he creates something much bigger: a system of flight...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 387.7092 ROS

Preston, Diana

Summary: "In six weeks during April and May 1915, as World War I escalated, Germany forever altered the way war would be fought. On April 22, at Ypres, German canisters spewed poison gas at French and Canadian soldiers in their trenches; on May 7, the German submarine U-20, without warning, torpedoed the passenger liner Lusitania, killing 1,198 civilians; and on May 31, a German Zeppelin began the first...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.4 PRE

Benoit, Peter

Summary: Describes the crash of the Hindenburg airship in 1937, relaying the history of international airship flight and the events leading to the disaster, and explains what measures have been taken to make airship travel safer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.12 BEN

Millar, John Fitzhugh.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thirteen Colonies Press 1986

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