Aeronautics: Akron Aftermath

In the meeting room of the House Naval Affairs Committee stands a screen made from panels of the old U. S. S. Illinois, a table fashioned from the windlass top of the Maine, a glass case containing models of airplanes. Atop the glass case rides an 18-in. model of the U. S. S. Akron. The Akron model was almost buried one day last week by the carelessly strewn hats & overcoats of Committee members who sat in silence around the big horseshoe table. Facing the Committee from a small table at the mouth of...

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