Discover the events of the Hindenburg Disaster.
This book describes the crash of the Hindenburg airship in 1937, relaying the history of international airship flight and the events leading to the disaster, and explains what measures have been taken to make airship travel safer.
Table of Contents
1 A Ball of Flame
What happened on May 6, 1937? 7
What kind of aircraft was the Hindenburg? 13
3 The Hindenburg's History
What was it like to fly on the Hindenburg? 21
Hindenburg's 1936 Transatlantic Flights
How many times did the Hindenburg cross the Atlantic Ocean? 32
4 The Final Flight
Do we know what caused the Hindenburg disaster? 35
True Statistics 43
Important Words 46
About the Author 48