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Frankfurt am Main
LZ-129 Hindenburg
Zeppelin!

Ritter von Eppstein

Ritter von Eppstein (right) and Dr. Dorpmüller (left) on the promenade deck of the Hindenburg, 1936.

Franz Xaver Ritter von Eppstien was an official in the German government. He was  area commander of the SA in in Munich in 1926.  He was the Upper Bavaria-Swabia delegate to the Reichstag in 1928.  By  1933, he set himself up as Staathalter (Governor) of Bavaria. Later that year hw was appointed Reichsleiter of the NSDAP.  In 1934, he was made Landesjägermeister (Master of the Hunt) for Bavaria.  In 1936, he became Reichsleiter of the Colonial Office.  Julius Dorpmüller was the general director of the Deutsche Reichsbahn (the German Railway) from 1926 until 1937, when he became Reichsverkehrsminister (Traffic Minister).


Just below the rectangular dark grill is a  row of windows built into the floor of the "B" deck, which allowed passengers to look down at the ground as they flew overhead.



Introduction Page

Einleitung
The Airship Hindenburg LZ-129
The Interior
The Tragedy at Lakehurst
LZ-129 Hindenburg
Innenaustattung
Lakehurst
The Airship Graf Zeppelin LZ-127 LZ-127 Graf Zeppelin
LZ-11 Viktoria Louise LZ-11 Viktoria Louise
ILA 1909-International Airship Expo  ILA 1909-Internationale Luftschiff Austellung 
The Zeppelin Hanger Hanger
The Passengers Passagiere
The Crew Mannschaft
Zeppelin under Construction Im Bau
Rebstock Airfield Flugplatz Rebstock
Souvenirs Andenken