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USS Akron airship disaster...

Item # 599889

April 05, 1933

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, April 5, 1933 

* USS Akron disaster 
* Helium rigid airship ZRS-4

The front page has a five column headline: "73 BELIEVED DEAD IN AKRON CRASH; ONLY 3 KNOWN TO HAVE SURVIVED; SEARCH WILL BE CONTINUED TODAY" with subheads and related photo. More inside. 1st report coverage on the USS Akron airship crash off the coast of New Jersey due to bad weather.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, very minor margin wear, nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century