AERONAUTICS: Zeppelin Around the World

"All aboard for Friedrichshafen, Tokyo, Los Angeles!" bawled a sergeant of Marines at Lakehurst, N. J., one midnight last week.

The Graf Zeppelin, steel blue in the floodlights, was trimmed to circumnavigate the globe. Marines, sailors and Boy Scouts relinquished the ropes which held her to earth. Up she nosed, and away, a steady-moving monster quickly lost in the darkness. Manhattan watchers heard her motors, saw her slummer through the murk. She circled the Statue of Liberty before heading to sea.

Company. Twenty-two passengers were aboard. Most active were...

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