The Hindenburg disaster of 1937
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Published:
New York : Chelsea House Publishers, c2008.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
120 pages : ill. ; 25 cm.
Rating:
Ages 9-12.
Status:
McGavock High - Teen Non-Fiction
363.12 LAC
Description
On May 6, 1937, the celebrated airship Hindenburg caught fire during its landing in Lakehurst, New Jersey, killing 36 people. A German zeppelin, the Hindenburg was the largest airship ever built. It made numerous transatlantic journeys, offering passengers comfort and luxury during the years of the Great Depression. What was supposed to be a routine landing on the first transatlantic flight of the season ended in tragedy. Present at the site were many journalists, who were on hand to record the tragedy for the entire world to see, etching the indelible images on the minds of generations to come. The Hindenburg disaster was so great it effectively ended the practice of using dirigibles for passenger use. In ""The Hindenburg Disaster of 1937"", read about what caused this tragedy.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780791097397

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 109-112) and index.
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On May 6, 1937, the celebrated airship Hindenburg caught fire during its landing in Lakehurst, New Jersey, killing 36 people. A German zeppelin, the Hindenburg was the largest airship ever built. It made several transatlantic journeys, offering passengers comfort and luxury during the years of the Great Depression. What was supposed to be a routine landing on the first transatlantic flight of the season ended in tragedy. Present at the air-field were many journalists and cameramen, who recorded the tragedy for the entire world and captured the indelible sounds and images for generations to come. The Hindenburg disaster effectively ended the practice of using dirigibles to transport passengers.
Target Audience
Ages 9-12.
Target Audience
5-9.
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7.0.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Lace, W. W. (2008). The Hindenburg disaster of 1937. New York: Chelsea House Publishers.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Lace, William W. 2008. The Hindenburg Disaster of 1937. New York: Chelsea House Publishers.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Lace, William W, The Hindenburg Disaster of 1937. New York: Chelsea House Publishers, 2008.

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Lace, William W. The Hindenburg Disaster of 1937. New York: Chelsea House Publishers, 2008. Print.

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