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Hitler’s Aircraft Carrier

This is from Instapinch.com.

I was not aware of a Nazi Aircraft Carrier.


A scarcely known story:
Hitler’s heavy aircraft carrier
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I’ve been dreaming about the return of these “air yachts”, lofted by helium rather than explosive hydrogen, since the day in 1973 I rode the old Goodyear blimp… 58 more words


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


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. 532 more words