Graf Zeppelin Chicago Flight DR19330925-S-EN.v02-LH

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Germany
1933
496 - 498
C43 - C45
14

FACTS & FIGURES

The Graf Zeppelin was constantly used as a propaganda tool by the Nazi regime to show the world the achievements of German technology. This issue was intended to commemorate the 50th Crossing of the Atlantic Ocean by ‘Graf Zeppelin’ LZ 127 Airship but it was also used to commemorate the ‘Century of Progress International Exposition’, a World's Fair held in Chicago from 1933 to 1934 to celebrate the city's centennial.  

The Chicago Flight was the last flight of LZ 127 to South America from Friedrichshafen for the year 1933. Instead of returning directly to Germany from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the ‘Graf Zeppelin’ flew to Chicago with stops to Recife, Miami (Florida) and Akron (Ohio). On October 26, 1933, after circling Lake Michigan near the exposition for two hours, Commander Hugo Eckener...

 

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