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- By Caroline Lacey
- Smithsonian.com, December 18, 2012
We didn’t know that a map like this existed until a curator at the National Postal Museum was invited to search through the belongings of a Hindenburg survivor. Somehow this delicate piece of paper had survived the terrible flames of that tragedy. On the map, was a painstaking account of the Hindenburg’s journey and route on its final flight. Among other artifacts was a never before seen roll of film with photographs from just before the crash.