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The Hindenburg Crash Site in New Jersey Today

Image via Wikimedia Commons, Murray Becker/Associated Press  

Today, the New Jersey town of Lakehurst is relatively quiet; the “hot news” on the town’s website includes articles about fishing contests and recycling. But seventy-six years ago, the area was bombarded with international attention when the skies over it went aflame. While attempting to dock at …