National Affairs: Silver Scout

In the cavernous hangar at Lakehurst, N. J., last week the crew of the Navy dirigible Los Angeles busied themselves, proud not only of their ship's new coat of gleaming silver but of a new assignment— a role in the great game of War. Under the Versailles Treaty the U. S. received the then ZR3 from Germany for non-military uses. For six years the Los Angeles has served the Navy well as a flying laboratory and schoolroom. With two big new dirigibles, one of which will be ready in June, abuilding at Akron expressly...

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