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Budowa sterowca Akron (19)

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USA: USS Akron flies serenely over Manhattan. REMARKABLE photos show the construction of the world???s deadliest airship which was responsible for the loss of 75 lives. On April 4, 1933, the world watched in horror as reports came in of a calamitous airship crash off the coast of new Jersey following a fierce thunderstorm. The USS Akron ??" the largest aircraft in the world when it was built by the US Navy ??" had crashed, killing 73 of the 76 crewman and passengers. A thorough investigation into airships was conducted, with thousands of photos analysed by the Joint Committee to Investigate Dirigible Disasters to determine responsibility for the crash. These iconic photos include an inside look of the hull of the ill-fated ship, a snapshot of the a 785-foot dirigible floating serenely above Manhattan, and a photo of the three men who survived that fateful day. Mediadrumimages/USNationalArchives/NHHC
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USA: USS Akron in the Goodyear-Zeppelin Dock in Ohio. The sense of scale compared to the men and women working on the project hints at its overall size. REMARKABLE photos show the construction of the world???s deadliest airship which was responsible for the loss of 75 lives. On April 4, 1933, the world watched in horror as reports came in of a calamitous airship crash off the coast of new Jersey following a fierce thunderstorm. The USS Akron ??" the largest aircraft in the world when it was built by the US Navy ??" had crashed, killing 73 of the 76 crewman and passengers. A thorough investigation into airships was conducted, with thousands of photos analysed by the Joint Committee to Investigate Dirigible Disasters to determine responsibility for the crash. These iconic photos include an inside look of the hull of the ill-fated ship, a snapshot of the a 785-foot dirigible floating serenely above Manhattan, and a photo of the three men who survived that fateful day. Mediadrumimages/USNationalArchives/NHHC
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USA: A stunning photograph of the Interior Hull of a Dirigible before helium Gas Cells were Installed. REMARKABLE photos show the construction of the world???s deadliest airship which was responsible for the loss of 75 lives. On April 4, 1933, the world watched in horror as reports came in of a calamitous airship crash off the coast of new Jersey following a fierce thunderstorm. The USS Akron ??" the largest aircraft in the world when it was built by the US Navy ??" had crashed, killing 73 of the 76 crewman and passengers. A thorough investigation into airships was conducted, with thousands of photos analysed by the Joint Committee to Investigate Dirigible Disasters to determine responsibility for the crash. These iconic photos include an inside look of the hull of the ill-fated ship, a snapshot of the a 785-foot dirigible floating serenely above Manhattan, and a photo of the three men who survived that fateful day. Mediadrumimages/USNationalArchives/NHHC
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USA: Scene in the crew's mess on board USS Akron, 15 October 1931. REMARKABLE photos show the construction of the world???s deadliest airship which was responsible for the loss of 75 lives. On April 4, 1933, the world watched in horror as reports came in of a calamitous airship crash off the coast of new Jersey following a fierce thunderstorm. The USS Akron ??" the largest aircraft in the world when it was built by the US Navy ??" had crashed, killing 73 of the 76 crewman and passengers. A thorough investigation into airships was conducted, with thousands of photos analysed by the Joint Committee to Investigate Dirigible Disasters to determine responsibility for the crash. These iconic photos include an inside look of the hull of the ill-fated ship, a snapshot of the a 785-foot dirigible floating serenely above Manhattan, and a photo of the three men who survived that fateful day. Mediadrumimages/USNationalArchives/NHHC
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USA: One of the first main frames of USS Akron. It would end up at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of New Jersey. REMARKABLE photos show the construction of the world???s deadliest airship which was responsible for the loss of 75 lives. On April 4, 1933, the world watched in horror as reports came in of a calamitous airship crash off the coast of new Jersey following a fierce thunderstorm. The USS Akron ??" the largest aircraft in the world when it was built by the US Navy ??" had crashed, killing 73 of the 76 crewman and passengers. A thorough investigation into airships was conducted, with thousands of photos analysed by the Joint Committee to Investigate Dirigible Disasters to determine responsibility for the crash. These iconic photos include an inside look of the hull of the ill-fated ship, a snapshot of the a 785-foot dirigible floating serenely above Manhattan, and a photo of the three men who survived that fateful day. Mediadrumimages/USNationalArchives/NHHC
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USA: How the rear end of USS Akron looked. REMARKABLE photos show the construction of the world???s deadliest airship which was responsible for the loss of 75 lives. On April 4, 1933, the world watched in horror as reports came in of a calamitous airship crash off the coast of new Jersey following a fierce thunderstorm. The USS Akron ??" the largest aircraft in the world when it was built by the US Navy ??" had crashed, killing 73 of the 76 crewman and passengers. A thorough investigation into airships was conducted, with thousands of photos analysed by the Joint Committee to Investigate Dirigible Disasters to determine responsibility for the crash. These iconic photos include an inside look of the hull of the ill-fated ship, a snapshot of the a 785-foot dirigible floating serenely above Manhattan, and a photo of the three men who survived that fateful day. Mediadrumimages/USNationalArchives/NHHC
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USA: The Head-Chief Inspector of Structures walks through a Dirigible making vital checks. Histroy dictates they were in vain. REMARKABLE photos show the construction of the world???s deadliest airship which was responsible for the loss of 75 lives. On April 4, 1933, the world watched in horror as reports came in of a calamitous airship crash off the coast of new Jersey following a fierce thunderstorm. The USS Akron ??" the largest aircraft in the world when it was built by the US Navy ??" had crashed, killing 73 of the 76 crewman and passengers. A thorough investigation into airships was conducted, with thousands of photos analysed by the Joint Committee to Investigate Dirigible Disasters to determine responsibility for the crash. These iconic photos include an inside look of the hull of the ill-fated ship, a snapshot of the a 785-foot dirigible floating serenely above Manhattan, and a photo of the three men who survived that fateful day. Mediadrumimages/USNationalArchives/NHHC
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USA: Looking Down at a Emergency Control Station of USS Akron. REMARKABLE photos show the construction of the world???s deadliest airship which was responsible for the loss of 75 lives. On April 4, 1933, the world watched in horror as reports came in of a calamitous airship crash off the coast of new Jersey following a fierce thunderstorm. The USS Akron ??" the largest aircraft in the world when it was built by the US Navy ??" had crashed, killing 73 of the 76 crewman and passengers. A thorough investigation into airships was conducted, with thousands of photos analysed by the Joint Committee to Investigate Dirigible Disasters to determine responsibility for the crash. These iconic photos include an inside look of the hull of the ill-fated ship, a snapshot of the a 785-foot dirigible floating serenely above Manhattan, and a photo of the three men who survived that fateful day. Mediadrumimages/USNationalArchives/NHHC
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USA: US Navy servicemen in the diridgibles engine room. REMARKABLE photos show the construction of the world???s deadliest airship which was responsible for the loss of 75 lives. On April 4, 1933, the world watched in horror as reports came in of a calamitous airship crash off the coast of new Jersey following a fierce thunderstorm. The USS Akron ??" the largest aircraft in the world when it was built by the US Navy ??" had crashed, killing 73 of the 76 crewman and passengers. A thorough investigation into airships was conducted, with thousands of photos analysed by the Joint Committee to Investigate Dirigible Disasters to determine responsibility for the crash. These iconic photos include an inside look of the hull of the ill-fated ship, a snapshot of the a 785-foot dirigible floating serenely above Manhattan, and a photo of the three men who survived that fateful day. Mediadrumimages/USNationalArchives/NHHC
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USA: Captaining the deadliest airship in the world. REMARKABLE photos show the construction of the world???s deadliest airship which was responsible for the loss of 75 lives. On April 4, 1933, the world watched in horror as reports came in of a calamitous airship crash off the coast of new Jersey following a fierce thunderstorm. The USS Akron ??" the largest aircraft in the world when it was built by the US Navy ??" had crashed, killing 73 of the 76 crewman and passengers. A thorough investigation into airships was conducted, with thousands of photos analysed by the Joint Committee to Investigate Dirigible Disasters to determine responsibility for the crash. These iconic photos include an inside look of the hull of the ill-fated ship, a snapshot of the a 785-foot dirigible floating serenely above Manhattan, and a photo of the three men who survived that fateful day. Mediadrumimages/USNationalArchives/NHHC
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USA: The survivors of USS Akron disaster receive commendations from the Secretary of the Navy, in his Navy Department office, shortly after the airship's loss on 4 April 1933. Those present are (from left to right): Assistant Secretary of the Navy Henry A. Roosevelt; Secretary of the Navy Claude Swanson; Admiral William V. Pratt, Chief of Naval Operations; Lieutenant Commander Herbert V. Wiley, senior survivor; Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Richard E. Deal, survivor; and Aviation Metalsmith 2nd Class Moody Erwin, survivor. Erwin, whose left hand is bandaged, is apparently wearing a borrowed uniform, as its insignia is that of a Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class. REMARKABLE photos show the construction of the world???s deadliest airship which was responsible for the loss of 75 lives. On April 4, 1933, the world watched in horror as reports came in of a calamitous airship crash off the coast of new Jersey following a fierce thunderstorm. The USS Akron ??" the largest aircraft in the world when it was built by the US Navy ??" had crashed, killing 73 of the 76 crewman and passengers. A thorough investigation into airships was conducted, with thousands of photos analysed by the Joint Committee to Investigate Dirigible Disasters to determine responsibility for the crash. These iconic photos include an inside look of the hull of the ill-fated ship, a snapshot of the a 785-foot dirigible floating serenely above Manhattan, and a photo of the three men who survived that fateful day. Mediadrumimages/USNationalArchives/NHHC
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USA: Rescue planes fruitlessly search for survivors of the USS Akron disaster. Two more men would die whilt attempting to rescue survivors. Photo courtesy of Loyd D. Reckner. REMARKABLE photos show the construction of the world???s deadliest airship which was responsible for the loss of 75 lives. On April 4, 1933, the world watched in horror as reports came in of a calamitous airship crash off the coast of new Jersey following a fierce thunderstorm. The USS Akron ??" the largest aircraft in the world when it was built by the US Navy ??" had crashed, killing 73 of the 76 crewman and passengers. A thorough investigation into airships was conducted, with thousands of photos analysed by the Joint Committee to Investigate Dirigible Disasters to determine responsibility for the crash. These iconic photos include an inside look of the hull of the ill-fated ship, a snapshot of the a 785-foot dirigible floating serenely above Manhattan, and a photo of the three men who survived that fateful day. Mediadrumimages/USNationalArchives/NHHC
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USA: Crew bunks aboard USS Akron. Were these men amongst the fatalities? REMARKABLE photos show the construction of the world???s deadliest airship which was responsible for the loss of 75 lives. On April 4, 1933, the world watched in horror as reports came in of a calamitous airship crash off the coast of new Jersey following a fierce thunderstorm. The USS Akron ??" the largest aircraft in the world when it was built by the US Navy ??" had crashed, killing 73 of the 76 crewman and passengers. A thorough investigation into airships was conducted, with thousands of photos analysed by the Joint Committee to Investigate Dirigible Disasters to determine responsibility for the crash. These iconic photos include an inside look of the hull of the ill-fated ship, a snapshot of the a 785-foot dirigible floating serenely above Manhattan, and a photo of the three men who survived that fateful day. Mediadrumimages/USNationalArchives/NHHC
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USA: USS Akron approaches a mooring mast while landing. It is rumoured the top of the Empire State Building was constructed as a landing zone for these mammoth airships. REMARKABLE photos show the construction of the world???s deadliest airship which was responsible for the loss of 75 lives. On April 4, 1933, the world watched in horror as reports came in of a calamitous airship crash off the coast of new Jersey following a fierce thunderstorm. The USS Akron ??" the largest aircraft in the world when it was built by the US Navy ??" had crashed, killing 73 of the 76 crewman and passengers. A thorough investigation into airships was conducted, with thousands of photos analysed by the Joint Committee to Investigate Dirigible Disasters to determine responsibility for the crash. These iconic photos include an inside look of the hull of the ill-fated ship, a snapshot of the a 785-foot dirigible floating serenely above Manhattan, and a photo of the three men who survived that fateful day. Mediadrumimages/USNationalArchives/NHHC
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USA: The airship's control car in place below her framework, during construction in the Goodyear-Zeppelin Corporation air dock hangar at Akron, Ohio. REMARKABLE photos show the construction of the world???s deadliest airship which was responsible for the loss of 75 lives. On April 4, 1933, the world watched in horror as reports came in of a calamitous airship crash off the coast of new Jersey following a fierce thunderstorm. The USS Akron ??" the largest aircraft in the world when it was built by the US Navy ??" had crashed, killing 73 of the 76 crewman and passengers. A thorough investigation into airships was conducted, with thousands of photos analysed by the Joint Committee to Investigate Dirigible Disasters to determine responsibility for the crash. These iconic photos include an inside look of the hull of the ill-fated ship, a snapshot of the a 785-foot dirigible floating serenely above Manhattan, and a photo of the three men who survived that fateful day. Mediadrumimages/USNationalArchives/NHHC
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USA: The world's largest helium-filled airship leaves its dock. REMARKABLE photos show the construction of the world???s deadliest airship which was responsible for the loss of 75 lives. On April 4, 1933, the world watched in horror as reports came in of a calamitous airship crash off the coast of new Jersey following a fierce thunderstorm. The USS Akron ??" the largest aircraft in the world when it was built by the US Navy ??" had crashed, killing 73 of the 76 crewman and passengers. A thorough investigation into airships was conducted, with thousands of photos analysed by the Joint Committee to Investigate Dirigible Disasters to determine responsibility for the crash. These iconic photos include an inside look of the hull of the ill-fated ship, a snapshot of the a 785-foot dirigible floating serenely above Manhattan, and a photo of the three men who survived that fateful day. Mediadrumimages/USNationalArchives/NHHC
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USA: The external covers of a diridgeable is pulled back to show its workings below. REMARKABLE photos show the construction of the world???s deadliest airship which was responsible for the loss of 75 lives. On April 4, 1933, the world watched in horror as reports came in of a calamitous airship crash off the coast of new Jersey following a fierce thunderstorm. The USS Akron ??" the largest aircraft in the world when it was built by the US Navy ??" had crashed, killing 73 of the 76 crewman and passengers. A thorough investigation into airships was conducted, with thousands of photos analysed by the Joint Committee to Investigate Dirigible Disasters to determine responsibility for the crash. These iconic photos include an inside look of the hull of the ill-fated ship, a snapshot of the a 785-foot dirigible floating serenely above Manhattan, and a photo of the three men who survived that fateful day. Mediadrumimages/USNationalArchives/NHHC
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USA: USS Akron nearing its final stages of completion. REMARKABLE photos show the construction of the world???s deadliest airship which was responsible for the loss of 75 lives. On April 4, 1933, the world watched in horror as reports came in of a calamitous airship crash off the coast of new Jersey following a fierce thunderstorm. The USS Akron ??" the largest aircraft in the world when it was built by the US Navy ??" had crashed, killing 73 of the 76 crewman and passengers. A thorough investigation into airships was conducted, with thousands of photos analysed by the Joint Committee to Investigate Dirigible Disasters to determine responsibility for the crash. These iconic photos include an inside look of the hull of the ill-fated ship, a snapshot of the a 785-foot dirigible floating serenely above Manhattan, and a photo of the three men who survived that fateful day. Mediadrumimages/USNationalArchives/NHHC
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USA: The nose section of USS Akron is being fitted. IT would later crash into the sea, claiming 73 lives. REMARKABLE photos show the construction of the world???s deadliest airship which was responsible for the loss of 75 lives. On April 4, 1933, the world watched in horror as reports came in of a calamitous airship crash off the coast of new Jersey following a fierce thunderstorm. The USS Akron ??" the largest aircraft in the world when it was built by the US Navy ??" had crashed, killing 73 of the 76 crewman and passengers. A thorough investigation into airships was conducted, with thousands of photos analysed by the Joint Committee to Investigate Dirigible Disasters to determine responsibility for the crash. These iconic photos include an inside look of the hull of the ill-fated ship, a snapshot of the a 785-foot dirigible floating serenely above Manhattan, and a photo of the three men who survived that fateful day. Mediadrumimages/USNationalArchives/NHHC
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