Aeronautics: Dirigible Scene

"When I see girders snap off like pretzels, I know something is wrong," carped Congressman Boland shortly after witnessing the mishap which befell the U. S. S. Akron last February and laid her up for nearly two months for repairs. But nothing was wrong. Last week Lakehurst mechanics were stitching the last bit of fabric to the Akron's torn skin, finished tinkering her broken fin. When Lieut Commander Rosendahl barks "Up ship!" as he sails to join the Fleet in the Pacific next week, his ship will rise as sound and airworthy...

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