Saturday, May 6, 2017

The Hindenburg Disaster: 80th Anniversary

Today is the 80th anniversary of the tragic Hindenburg disaster. There is a good deal of news coverage scattered across the net right now. The AP interviewed the last remaining survivor, so I'll share some AP links on the story.

Hindenburg, 1936 Lakehurst, NJ 

H- Last Hindenburg survivor, 88, recalls: ‘The air was on fire’

H- AP WAS THERE: The airship Hindenburg bursts into flames

H- ‘Oh, the humanity!’ Hindenburg anniversary, broadcast marked

H- NYC Fire Museum displays Hindenburg’s insurance policy

1 comment:

  1. To see the Nazi emblem on the Hindenburg is chilling. Watching the old film, it is simply amazing to me that more if not all, the crew and passengers weren't killed. What an awful thing to witness!