The Zeppelin-Eckener Spende DR19260101-S01-EN.v01

DR 1926 - The Zeppelin-Eckener Spende
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DR 1926 - The Zeppelin-Eckener SpendeDR 1926 - The Zeppelin-Eckener SpendeDR 1926 - The Zeppelin-Eckener Spende




The end of World War I left the German economy in rambles. The ‘Treaty of Versailles’ Germany signed in 1918 forbade her to construct weapons, including zeppelins, which had been mostly symbolic in the War, but nonetheless were hated by the French and English. Luftschiffbau Zeppelin was forced to give the remaining zeppelins of its fleet to the Allies, and there was a push to have the company dismantled because of its part in the war. In 1925, when the ban for German companies to build aircrafts was lifted, Dr. Hugo Eckener, head of Luftschiffbau-Zeppelin, began to push the idea of building a large passenger zeppelin. However, the reluctance expressed for such project by both the company’s management and the Government of the Weimar Republic meant that Eckener should secure the funds for such an undertaking by other means. One source of funding was what came to be called the Zeppelin-Eckener-Spende des Deutschen Volkes (the Zeppelin Eckener Fund of the German People). The Zeppelin-Eckener-Spende was launched at an elaborate opening ceremony in Friedrichshafen, Germany on August 20, 1925, as part of the jubilee celebration of the 25th anniversary of the first zeppelin airship.



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