Dirigible airships in hangar at Lakehurst in New Jersey.
Lakehurst New Jersey USA Date:1928 Duration:2 min 3 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Hangar doors open at Lakehurst field in New Jersey. Two small blimp airships and the large German dirigible, LZ-127, Graf Zeppelin, are parked in the hangar.The USS Los Angeles (ZR-3), LZ-126, is parked outside the hangar. The small airships are removed to make room for the ZR-3. Then the ZR-3 is rotated by ground crews and moved nose-first into the hangar, next to the LZ-127, Graf Zeppelin. Crowds of visitors fill the hangar,as Hugo Eckener, of the LZ-127,is interviewed. Men at work in the hangar, replacing fabric on the damaged LZ-127. Crowd moves towards LZ-127. Graf Zeppelin airship.Lieutenant Commander Charles E. Rosendahl jumps from the cabin door of the Graf Zeppelin, disappearing into the crowd. Crewmen aboard the LZ-127 help a U.S. sailor to climb aboard.
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