The powerful drama-documentary Hindenberg
(Channel 4, Monday) retells the story, with a cast including Mark McGann and Michael Praed.
Field Marshal Paul von Hindenberg
was a World War I hero who was President of pre-Nazi Germany and the painting disappeared during World War II from a wall in the Reichstag parliament building in Berlin.
THE destruction of the Hindenberg
in 1936 is the launch pad for this thriller.
This single day caused great bitterness among Australians towards General Hubert Gough and the newly-developed tank weapon, as a result of that general's willingness to throw resources into untried tactics against the Germans' Hindenberg
Line--perhaps the strongest defensive position of the entire Western Front.
Everybody thinks of the Hindenberg
After a learned discussion of the Hindenberg
Disaster and other losses our pilot and engineer friends roll their eyes and ask about survivability.
After the implementation of the Hindenberg
Program and the Auxiliary Service Law in December 1916, however, provisioning the German capital became increasingly difficult.
To say the response to my request for an interview took the gas out of me a bit would be rather like saying the Hindenberg
had a little problem with overheating.
From the explosion of the Hindenberg
and the first play-by-play broadcasts of major league baseball (even if they were initially staged), it was clear that radio offered an immediacy and an emotional connection unlike any previous form of journalism.
The blimp industry went down with the Hindenberg
, but the helium reserve remains.
Recently many talking heads in the media had been talking about the bearish Hindenberg
He wins the support of an initially decent politician, as Hitler won over Weimar Republic president Paul von Hindenberg
, frames an innocent for setting fire to a warehouse (blaming the 1933 Reichstag fire on Marinus Van der Lubbe, a Communist with learning difficulties) and guns down a rival mobster (assassination of SA chief Ernst Rohm).