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Jerusalem: 1931

Jerusalem: 1931

Graf Zeppelin over the Tower of David, Jerusalem. April 11, 1931. View full size. American Colony Photo Dept. Visit the Shorpy Zeppelin Hangar.

 

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Zeppelin

Zeppelin's had engines too, how else would they get anywhere? I'm sure you could hear them as well, since they would have 4 to 6 engines for thrust to move

[Evidently zeppelins had apostrophes too. Who knew? - Dave]

These were beautiful ships.

These were beautiful ships.

Airship

Tres UFO!

Must've felt odd...

Planes make a noise, you know they're there, and they're never there long... these things though, just hanging silently over head... Yeah. I gotta agree with the ominous description.

ominous

This shot just feels ominous to me. Like a great monster in the sky watching...watching...

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