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The Crossroads of the Aether

An airship or dirigible is a type of aerostat or lighter-than-air aircraft that can be steered and propelled through the air using rudders and propellers or ...

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Comment by Captain on May 29, 2014 at 12:17pm

The loss of so many blimps in Florida near the end of WW II reminds me of the similar loss of so many Imperial German zeppelins near the end of WW I:

"On 5 January 1918, a fire at Ahlhorn destroyed four of the specialised double sheds along with four Zeppelins and one Schütte-Lanz. In July 1918, the Tondern Raid conducted by the RNAS, destroyed two Zeppelins in their sheds."  per 

"The event appeared to be an accident, but sabotage was never fully dismissed."  per

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Comment by Mario G. Merino on January 13, 2014 at 1:45am

Great documentary.  Thanks for the link!!!

Comment by Sky Marshall on January 3, 2014 at 4:30pm

Bravo... Captain ...Bravo

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