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The Airship Roma Disaster In Hampton Roads

Author : Nancy E. Sheppard
ISBN : 9781625856692
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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In March 1921, Major John G. Thornell and his crew were detailed to Italy to procure a new experimental airship for the United States Army Air Service. Stationed at Langley Field in Hampton, the ROMA never lived up to expectations despite being heralded as the future of military innovation. Tragically, it crashed and erupted in a ball of fire in 1922, claiming the lives of thirty-four of the brave men aboard. Author Nancy E. Sheppard reveals the forgotten, harrowing story of one of the last great airships and those who sacrificed for the promise of a new era in aviation.

Lost Attractions Of Hampton Roads

Author : Nancy E. Sheppard
ISBN : 9781439667064
Genre : Travel
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Take a trip down memory lane to beloved destinations for fun and families across Virginia's tidewater. Cruise the rails of Ocean View Amusement Park's "The Rocket" roller coaster, dig for fossils at Hampton's Rice's Fossil Pit, celebrate the winter season at Portsmouth's Coleman's Nursery and learn the significant role that Buckroe Beach's Bay Shore Beach Park played in American history. From the Great White Fleet to a Wild West park, journey through this vibrant history with author and historian Nancy E. Sheppard and discover whether such cherished places can ever truly be lost.

Hampton Roads Murder Mayhem

Author : Nancy E. Sheppard
ISBN : 9781439665381
Genre : Photography
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Hampton Roads is an iconic destination, but the "birthplace of America" has a nefarious past. Dive into the story of cannibalism in the Jamestown colony and learn the gory details of the tale of the Witch of Pungo. Blackbeard and his men wreaked havoc in Hampton Roads before Virginians brought them to justice. Explore rarely told stories of lynchings, riots and a hoax involving none other than famed aviator Charles Lindbergh. Join author and historian Nancy E. Sheppard as she explores some of the darkest moments in Hampton Roads' vibrant history.

Airship Investigation

Author : United States. Congress. Investigate Dirgible Disasters Joint committee. 260:
ISBN : STANFORD:36105045214470
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Aviation In The U S Army 1919 1939

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Aviation In The U S Army 1919 1939

Author : Maurer Maurer
ISBN : UIUC:30112105112715
Genre : Aeronautics, Military
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The New International Year Book

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ISBN : UIUC:30112064258087
Genre : Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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Aeronautical Digest

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ISBN : UOM:39015011397711
Genre : Aeronautics
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Aviation

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ISBN : PRNC:32101048918138
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Day By Day

Author : Rodney P. Carlisle
ISBN : PSU:000064158907
Genre : History
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Sometimes referred to as the Jazz Age or the Roaring Twenties, the period from 1920 to 1929 witnessed such momentous events as the crash of the stock market, Prohibition, the Harlem Renaissance, the Scopes "Monkey Trial," and the first feature-length motion picture with a soundtrack. Day by Day: The Twenties is a comprehensive two-volume set presenting a complete, accessible chronology of this pivotal decade. This unique new title documents the major events of the period as they unfolded each day, including the defining social, economic, political, and cultural issues of the time. Comprehensive daily coverage is divided into 10 sections: World Affairs; Europe; Africa and the Middle East; The Americas; Asia and the Pacific; U.S. Politics and Social Issues; U.S. Foreign Policy and Defense; U.S. Economy and Environment; Science, Technology, and Nature; and Culture, Leisure, and Lifestyle.

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