This is a 12 slide, highly animated, power point presentations on Disasters & Events that Shaped America - The Hindenberg Disaster. Each of the presentation slides are editable so you can change it to fit your individual needs.
Following World War I, in 1925, the Allies permitted Germany to resume construction of long-range rigid dirigibles for their own use. The Hindenburg was the was a crowning achievement of its age. Never before or since has a larger aircraft taken flight.
While attempting to land in New Jersey and soon after the mooring lines were set, some eyewitnesses reported a blue glow on top of the Hindenburg followed by a flame towards the tail section of the craft. The flame was almost simultaneously succeeded by an explosion that quickly engulfed the craft causing it to crash into the ground killing 36 people. Spectators watched in horror as passengers and crew were burned alive or jumped to their deaths.
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Weather Was a Factor
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