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  • Crowds watch the German LZ 129 "Hindenburg" airship making its first test flight from the Zeppelin dockyards at Friedrichshafen, Germany, March 4, 1936.
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  • The German airship Zeppelin LZ-129 "Hindenburg" is seen under construction in Germany, 1936.
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  • A crewman adjusts the steering wheel of the hydrogen-filled German airship "Hindenburg" (LZ-129), March 4, 1936.
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  • An inside view of the steel construction of the Zepelin LZ-129 "Hindenburg," 1936.
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  • Zeppelin LZ 129 "Hindenburg" is seen in an assembly hangar with workers standing under an engine propeller, Feb. 1936.
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  • The Zeppelin LZ 129 "Hindenburg" takes flight, March 4, 1936.
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  • Cameramen, standing on cars, are seen filming the return of the LZ 129 Hindenburg from its North Atlantic flight, March 4, 1936.
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  • A view from the back engines of the Zeppelin LZ-129 "Hindenburg" during flight, March 1936.
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  • Passengers are seen in the cabin of the Zeppelin LZ-129 "Hindenburg" during flight, March 4, 1936.
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  • A Zeppelin LZ 129 "Hindenburg" crewman is seen in his cabin, 1936.
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  • Passengers dine at the on-board restaurant of the Zeppelin LZ-129 "Hindenburg" while in flight, March 4, 1936.
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  • The Zeppelin "Hindenburg" is brought back to the hangar after a test drive, March 1936.
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  • The "Hindenburg" explodes as it approaches the mooring mast at Lakehurst Naval Air Station in Lakehurst, N.J., May 6, 1937. The era of the great German zeppelins ended when the "Hindenburg'' burst into a fireball after a trans-Atlantic flight.
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