Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Watch History Channel Sell Mythic Mascot Propaganda



To produce the Zeppelin scenes, Mr. Hughes gathered about him a staff of the cleverest technicians in the United States. A model Zeppelin was built—an exact replica of a German, wartime dirigible. This was built to a scale of one foot equals one inch. So the model was approximately 60 feet long and 6 feet in diameter. Quite a sizeable “miniature”! Even the framework followed closely the true Zeppelin design."

source: Crashing a Zeppelin for Fun | Modern Mechanix

see also: The Early History of Faking War on Film | History | Smithsonian

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