Transport: Bolognas

Like two great bolognas, the Graf Zeppelin and the new Hindenburg (LZ-129) last week floated over Germany on a propaganda tour. While the Graf hovered above Bavaria sprinkling election handbills, the Hindenburg drifted beside it with a mammoth loudspeaker bleating: "The Führer's purpose is peace and honor!" By day, Reich broadcasting stations relayed special programs from a short-wave studio aboard the Hindenburg. By night, special searchlights at each major city fingered the huge sausages floating above.

Back at Friedrichshafen after four days of high-altitude stumping, the Hindenburg underwent a swift overhaul, to prepare the brand-new ship for its real test—a voyage to...

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