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The German Zeppelin Hindenburg flies over Manhattan, NYC, 1937

The German Zeppelin Hindenburg flies over Manhattan on May 6, 1937. A few hours later, the ship burst into flames in an attempt to land at Lakehurst, New Jersey.
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