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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

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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

Around the World in the Graf Zeppelin

THE WORLD’S LARGEST FLYING MACHINE

The Graf Zeppelin was the first aircraft to fly passengers around the world, and this map shows its route. Samantha Weinberg unearths the drama behind it. 777 more words

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