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Hindenburg: The New Evidence

80 years after the world’s largest airship ignited in a giant fireball, newly discovered footage sparks a reinvestigation of what exactly caused the Hindenburg disaster.

Hindenburg: The New Evidence

53m 13s

80 years after the world’s largest airship ignited in a giant fireball, newly discovered footage sparks a reinvestigation of what exactly caused the Hindenburg disaster.

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    Hindenburg: The New Evidence Preview

    S48 E6 - 30s

    80 years after the world’s largest airship ignited in a giant fireball, newly discovered footage sparks a reinvestigation of what exactly caused the Hindenburg disaster.

  • Newly Analyzed Footage Helps Solve Hindenburg Mystery: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Newly Analyzed Footage Helps Solve Hindenburg Mystery

    S48 E6 - 6m 45s

    Newly analyzed amateur footage of the crash shows the airship’s final seconds from a fresh angle—allowing historians for the first time to see the airship from nose to tail just after the fire breaks out.

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