Photo from the Lou Larson Collection.These photos were donated to the Museum by Lou Larson via Sue Kenny in September of 2012. Many of the images were from World War One historian Charles Donald.
USS Akron in Flight
The ill-fated airship USS Akron (ZRS-4) was launched on August 8, 1931. Designed as a potential flying aircraft carrier, this reel of stock Navy footage includes scenes of theAkron launching and retrieving its complement of Curtiss F9C Sparrowhawk “parasite fighters.”
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