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Great issue on the Hindenburg explosion...
Item # 661402
May 7, 1937
ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, Missouri, May 7,1937 The front page features the iconic photo of the Hindenburg when it burst into flames, captioned: "Just before flames completely enveloped the Hindenburg." and headed: "Exploding Dirigible Collapsing in Crash"
The headline notes: "30 DEAD, 68 GRAVELY INJURED IN WRECK OF THE HINDENBURG" Subheads include: "Capt. Max Pruss In Critical State, Capt. Lehmann Is Less Badly Hurt" "29 Bodies Recovered..." "How Giant Zeppelin Fell; Intense Head Forced Ground Crew and Waiting Crowd to Flee" with even more.
The magazine section near the back has pages 1 & 2 completely taken up with dramatic photos (see).
The complete issue, tiny binding holes at the blank spine, great condition. A library date stamp is in the headlines.
Category: The 20th Century