Religion: Cathedral of the Air

A windy clearing surrounded by a forlorn forest of scrub pines is the setting of the Naval Air Station in Lakehurst. N. J. Above the plain looms a sombre hangar, home of the Navy's Los Angeles and of other dirigibles when they visit the U. S., a structure so enormous that it has contained two mammoth and two smaller bags all at once. But, even in the Skyscraper Age, size is not everything. The relatively tiny, thoughtfully beautiful chapel may attract quite as much attention as the...

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