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This Happened — May 6: The Hindenburg Disaster

The Hindenburg caught fire on this day in 1937, while attempting to land at Lakehurst Naval Air Station in New Jersey, USA.

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Iconoclastic? Totalitarian? Germany Tries To Erase Its Past By Renaming Its Streets


BERLIN - Some people live with the past. Others prefer to throw the past away like it’s smelly trash. In present-day Germany, where the goody-two-shoes live, the second has been the preferred option for a long time now. Take for instance street names: Germany’s streets and squares are routinely re-baptized.

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