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Zeppelin Floats Beside the Great Pyramids; Locals Gaze in Wonder

Normally, the 1930s are far too modern for me, but these 1931 pictures of a Graf Zeppelin visiting the Great Pyramids perfectly capture the birth of the modern world, so they couldn’t be left out of this blog! 147 more words

Events

1929

I saw “Wings” with my father
when I was young; Best Picture of ‘29
like him, splendidly silent
in a world of black and white… 75 more words

Poetry

LAKE CONSTANCE: Konstanz - Friedrichshafen

All four us headed for a ferry today. Speed and a catamaran straight to Friedrichshafen was Mr CW’s chosen vessel whilst the boys and I snipped off a small arm of the lake and took a five minute car ferry over to Meersberg. 540 more words

Places

HISTORIC DISASTERS: THE HINDENBURG

Being just over eight hundred and three feet in length, and one hundred and thirty-five feet in diameter, the German zeppelin, Hindenburg, was the largest airship ever flown. 244 more words

HISTORY HAPPENINGS