Todays Document • USS Akron in Flight

 

 

 

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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