The Zeppelin LZ-129, Hindenburg, airship in flight over Lakehurst New Jersey upon arriving on its first flight to the United States. View of huge tail fins with Nazi swastika emblem. Airship being moored at Lakehurst Naval Air Station . Ground crew maneuvers the airship. Side of airship shows letters 'Hindenburg'. Hindenburg moored to tower at Lakehurst base.
German zeppelin Hindenburg lands at Lakehurst Naval Air Station, New Jersey on the morning of 9 May 1936, after the airship's maiden voyage across the North Atlantic Ocean. People gather to watch the zeppelin after a successful transatlantic flight in 60 hours. The zeppelin enters a waiting hangar as a huge crowd gathers to watch. A Nazi swastika on the airship. Dr. Hugo Eckener thanks American government for their cooperation and talks about the successful flight across the North Atlantic. (This is the only portion of the clip that includes audio). People look at the zeppelin in the hangar.
Airship LZ 129 Hindenburg descending over Lakehurst Naval Air Station in New Jersey, after traveling from Germany, on its first flight to the United States, May 9, 1936.
Airship Hindenburg mooring at Lakehurst Naval Air Station in New Jersey, upon arrival on its first flight from Germany to the United States. The Hindenburg being fastened to the mooring tower. Ground crew lined up by the mooring tower. Distant view of LZ-126 U.S. Navy dirigible, USS Los Angeles (ZR-3) moored at the field. Tail fin of airship with Nazi swastika emblem on it. Ground crew under tail maneuver the Hindenburg. Crowd and passengers gathered by entrance to cabin of the Hindenburg. Airship Hindenburg and the U.S. Navy USS Los Angeles both moored at lakehurst Naval Air Station, in New Jersey.
Airship LZ 129 Hindenburg at Lakehurst Naval Air Station. New Jersey. Ground crewmen standing by with ladders and other equipment as the zeppelin settles on the ground. Man waves from bow of Hindenburg. Crew on mooring mast reel in cable attached to Hindenburg's nose. Suddenly, it pulls away. Officer on ground issues orders using a megaphone. U.S. Navy Commander Charles Rosendahl, commander of the Naval Air Station at Lakehurst, stands behind the officer issuing orders. The mooring crew try again, and succeed in securing the Hindenburg's nose cable. Men on ground stabilize control gondola of the zeppelin. A sailor holds a flag beneath the airship.
German zeppelin Hindenburg lands at Lakehurst Naval Air Station, New Jersey after its second flight across the North Atlantic Ocean. Ground crew at the Lakehurst Naval Air station pull landing ropes as the airship lands. Men on a mooring mast as they undertake landing operations. Zeppelin battling gusts during landing. Passengers debark the zeppelin.