AERONAUTICS: Flights & Flyers: May 13, 1929

Graf Zeppelin. With Germany's minister to Austria (Count Hugo Lerchenfeld) and the Austrian Minister of Commerce (Dr. Hans Schürff) aboard, the Graf Zeppelin rose from its field at Friedrichshafen one morning at dawn and before 10 a. m. was flying over Vienna. School children in the streets sent up balloons with flags and flowers. Dr. Hugo Eckener sent down by radio a speech saying: "We crossed the frontier a few hours ago, but we do not feel ourselves in an alien land. We have the same tongue, the same...

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