The Great Dirigibles: Their Triumphs and Disasters
Everything in this book, including bits of dialogue, is as factual and accurate as can be, since everything is taken from eye-witness accounts. The true stories of these men and their fabulous floating machines are among the most exciting of modern adventures. There are 32 outstanding photographs of dirigibles in flight and in mooring (including four of the fiery destruction of the "Hindenburg" ), and of the men who flew them. Ther grandeur of the great dirigibles once captured the imaginations of millions, and is still a fascinating if failed chapter in the history of man's inventiveness.
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Review: The Great DirigiblesUser Review - Jeremy Yoder - Goodreads
John Toland's dated but compelling history tells the story of Zeppelins and dirigibles during the early 20th Century by retelling several moments of triumph and disaster, from the experiments of ... Read full review
Review: The Great DirigiblesUser Review - Nicole Marble - Goodreads
A history of lighter than air craft. At one time these were thought to be the solution to travel problems. This book focuses mainly on the use of lighter than air craft to explore remote parts of the ... Read full review