Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Hindenburg Disaster

May 6, 1937- The dirigible Hindenburg exploded as it approached the mooring mast at Lakehurst, New Jersey after a transatlantic voyage. Of its 97 passengers and crew, 36 died in the accident, whcih ended the dream of mass transporation via dirigbile.

For more information: "Inside the Hindenburg" by Mireille Majoor. (+363.12 Majoor)

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