The Hindenburg Disaster

The Hindenburg Disaster

by Peter Benoit


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Discover the events of the Hindenburg Disaster.

This book describes the crash of the Hindenburg airship in 1937, relaying the history of international airship flight and the events leading to the disaster, and explains what measures have been taken to make airship travel safer.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780531289952
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 03/01/2011
Series: Scholastic True Book Series
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 782,025
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: 830L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

Table of Contents

1 A Ball of Flame

What happened on May 6, 1937? 7

2 Airships

What kind of aircraft was the Hindenburg? 13

3 The Hindenburg's History

What was it like to fly on the Hindenburg? 21

Hindenburg's 1936 Transatlantic Flights

How many times did the Hindenburg cross the Atlantic Ocean? 32

4 The Final Flight

Do we know what caused the Hindenburg disaster? 35

True Statistics 43

Resources 44

Important Words 46

Index 47

About the Author 48

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