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Inside The Hindenburg Disaster

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On May 6th, 1937, The Hindenburg crashed after catching fire whilst attempting to dock in Lakehurst, N.J. The lead ship and pride of the German Zeppelin Airline Company, LZ 129, Hindenburg took just 34 seconds to be completely engulfed in flame and destroyed. Of the 97 passengers and crew aboard, 35 lost their lives in the incident, which was the first air disaster ever caught on film.

The ship had taken four and a half years, 14 miles of aluminum, 85 miles of steel wire, and $42 million to build. It was the largest aircraft ever built, and spent 14 months serving passengers across Europe, Africa, South America and the US before it met its fate. There are many theories about what happened to The Hindenburg, but all we can do in the modern day is seek to understand the craft and its demise, and draw our own conclusions.

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Full title reads: "The Hindenburg - remarkable pictures of new Zeppelin in flight". Berlin, Germany. Various shots of ill-fated airship, the Hindenburg (construction name L.Z. 129) in flight over city with sister ship, the Graf Zeppelin. Various shots of Berliners craning their necks upwards to see airships, amongst crowd are German army soldiers and a group of chefs. Interior. Various shots of passenger quarters inside airborne Hindenburg. Various shots of men in "fire proof" writing room where smoking is allowed (narrator describes this as a "dangerous luxury"). Various shots press photographers taking pictures from windows of cabin. Brief shot of crew member taking reading from instrument. Item finished abruptly. Note: for more shots of the Hindenburg please see Pathetone story - LIGHTER THAN AIR - in PT 352 on Pathe Master tape *PM1144*. AH 2001. Construction name of Graf Zeppelin - L.Z. 130. 90,000 historic films, all SEARCHABLE on YouTube at: http://www.youtube.com/britishpathe Join us on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/britishpathe Tweet us @britishpathe FILM ID:879.14
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http://digilander.libero.it/romanoarchives/ http://www.webalice.it/romanoarchives 1937-05-10 The Luftschiffbau Zeppelin 129 Hindenburg burning: unidentified colorized newsreel excerpt. Do you want to know more about the Hindenburg and other great airships?! We suggest the website of friend youtuber airships129: http://www.airships.net/hindenburg/ http://www.airships.net/ "SUBSCRIBING to this Channel is a MUST for researchers and RARE HISTORICAL FOOTAGE fans!!!" V. Romano This is a clip from the ROMANO-ARCHIVES' new website-"Unknown World War 2 in Color"-"The Pre-War Years" section. At: http://www.webalice.it/romanoarchives
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Full title reads: "Lighter than air". A history of aviation balloons - from Mongolfier to ill-fated Hindenburg. Filmed in a variety of locations. Various shots of little girl in garden blowing up balloon, she lets go of it and it falls to the ground. Various shots of science laboratory: a balloon is being filled with hydrogen. M/S of man releasing hydrogen balloon in garden, it floats upwards. Various stills and etchings of early hot air balloons. Various shots of Professor Picard's high altitude balloon being launched in 1932, designed to explore the stratosphere. Various archive shots (1910s or 1920s) of early airship being launched. Various shots of airship, the Hindenburg, flying over Berlin Animated diagrams showing length and height (in comparison to Nelson's column), pointing out where engines are on airship. M/S of man standing next to motor of airship while it is airborne. Diagram of propeller. M/S of propeller during flight. Diagram of airship pointing out control car. M/S of actual control car. Various shots of crew at work in control car; manning radio, plotting trajectory etc. Diagram pointing out rudder and fins. Low angled shot of Hindenburg, there are Swastikas on the fins. Diagram showing internal frame of airship. Fantastic interior panning shot of the lavish writing rooms onboard the Hindenburg. Low angled L/S of Hindenburg in flight. Picture freeze frames, arrows are superimposed pointing to engines, passengers compartment etc. More stills / diagrams of old designs of balloons and airships. Diagrams demonstrating how over years balloons and airships are getting bigger and bigger. L/S of Hindenburg. Note: see also story - THE HINDENBURG - in 36/29, on *PM0879*. AH 2001. 90,000 historic films, all SEARCHABLE on YouTube at: http://www.youtube.com/britishpathe Join us on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/britishpathe Tweet us @britishpathe FILM ID:1144.06
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Hindenburg Airship Crash (1937). A Day that Shook the World. The zeppelin airship the Hindenburg is destroyed in a spectacular fire. A Day That Shook The World is the classic series that recalls the days of the 20th century that proved to be era-defining and pivotal in the course of modern history. 90,000 historic films, all SEARCHABLE on Youtube at: http://www.youtube.com/britishpathe Check out our "A Day That Shook the World" playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL40A6146642DEAF47 Follow us on Twitter: @britishpathe.com Join us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/britishpathe
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http://digilander.libero.it/romanoarchives/ http://www.webalice.it/romanoarchives 1937. The Luftschiffbau Zeppelin 129 Hindenburg. Almost unedited new color footage of the airship, including the Hindenburg burning. The part of the clip from 1:22 to 1:38 is from an original Agfa color amateur film. The rest of the video contains coloured footage. Calling "fair use" for the soundtrack, added in 2007 by ROMANO-ARCHIVES, "Blodeuwedd" composed and performed by Ceiri Torjussen. http://www.ceiri.com/ Music used with the Author's written permission. Montage and Editing by ROMANO-ARCHIVES. Do you want to know more about the Hindenburg and other great airships?! We suggest the website of friend youtuber airships129: http://www.airships.net/hindenburg/ http://www.airships.net/ "SUBSCRIBING to this Channel is a MUST for researchers and RARE HISTORICAL FOOTAGE fans!!!" V. Romano This is a clip from the ROMANO-ARCHIVES' new website-"Unknown World War 2 in Color"-"The Pre-War Years" section. At: http://www.webalice.it/romanoarchives A better quality silent version of this clip is available. Hi-Res videos from our Collections are available on DVD, CD or directly in your inbox. Clips and movies can also be downloaded from our servers using a PW or uploaded by us to your FTP.
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Max Coleman describes watching as the Hindenburg burst into flames and passengers threw their belongings, their children, and themselves from the windows of the burning ship. From: HINDENBURG: THE UNTOLD STORY http://bit.ly/1lqjiXD
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For full episodes of Curiosity, visit http://www.youtube.com/discoveryfulleps A team of scientists prepare to test a theory of how the Hindenburg was destroyed. | For more Curiosity, visit http://dsc.discovery.com/tv-shows/curiosity/#mkcpgn=ytdsc1 Subscribe to Discovery! | http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=discoverynetworks
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The CURIOSITY series continues Sundays at 9/8c on Discovery. | http://dsc.discovery.com/tv-shows/curiosity#mkcpgn=ytdsc1 | A team of scientists work on the construction of a Hindenburg replica.
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It took only 34 seconds for the Hindenburg airship to be completely destroyed, but it took years to figure out the mystery of its demise. From: HINDENBURG: THE UNTOLD STORY http://bit.ly/1A1rMOt