The Hindenburg Disaster Author:Jeff Rovin The Hindenburg was a floating palace - the pride of Nazi air power. It seemed strong, secure, graceful and immutable - but like the world of 1937, it was headed toward catastrophe. Its passengers, too, reflected the tensions, hatreds and passions of an uneasy world about to explode into violence. On board was a volatile mixture of Nazi fanatics,... more » Jewish refugees, the cream of international society. And they were all gliding swiftly - unknowingly - toward their destruction.
Was it an accident? Or sabotage? It has never been satisfactorily explained why the Hindenburg blew up. The official Board of Inquiry placed the blame on St. Elmo's fire. There is evidence, embodied in this novel, to suggest otherwise.« less