Flight's End

5000 Miles. The ZR-3 reached Lakehurst, N. J., without a mishap, after a flight of 5,060 miles from Friedrichshafen in South Germany. She broke every record of distance and speed for airships of any type, from any country. For the first time, mail and freight from Berlin reached Manhattan in less than five days: messages of goodwill, a tabloid edition of the VĂ–ssische Zeitung, a sack of 1,000 toys for Wanamaker's famed department store, a walking doll for Major Frank M. Kennedy's little daughter.

Dr. Hugo Eckener...

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