What Was the Hindenburg? (What Was?) (Paperback)

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By Janet B. Pascal, Who HQ, David Groff (Illustrator)
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Description


At 800-feet long, the Hindenburg was the largest airship ever built--just slightly smaller than the Titanic! Also of a disastrous end, the zeppelin burst into flame as spectators watched it attempt to land in Lakehurst, New Jersey on May 6, 1937. In under a minute, the Hindenburg was gone, people jumping from windows to escape. However, only 62 of the 97 crew members and passengers onboard survived. The exact cause of the disaster is still unknown and remains a fascinating historical mystery perfect for this series.

About the Author


Janet B. Pascal is an Executive Production Editor at Viking Children's Books and the author of What Is the Panama Canal?, Who Was Dr. Seuss?, Who Was Maurice Sendak?, and Who Was Abraham Lincoln?


Product Details
ISBN: 9780448481197
ISBN-10: 0448481197
Publisher: Penguin Workshop
Publication Date: December 26th, 2014
Pages: 112
Language: English
Series: What Was?