Hindenburg Bibliography



  • What Went Down: The Hindenburg, The History Channel, 2009.
  • When Weather Changed History: The Hindenburg, Weather Channel, 2008.
  • The Golden Age of Zeppelins, Smithsonian Networks, 2007.
  • The Hindenburg (2 parts), The History Channel, 1996.
  • The Hindenburg. Directed by Robert Wise. Starring George C. Scott, Anne Bancroft, William Atherton. Universal Picture, 1975.


  • Zeppelin Hindenburg Crash Mail Documents Finding Guide: The “Arthur Falk Hindenburg Papers” and “Postal Inspection Service Hindenburg Disaster File”
  • Cheryl R. Ganz and Daniel Piazza with M.T. Sheahan. Fire & Ice: Hindenburg & Titanic Exhibit Booklet. Washington, DC: Smithsonian National Postal Museum, 2012
  • Rick Archbold. Hindenburg: An Illustrated History. Toronto: Warner/Madison Press, 1994.
  • Rolf Brandt. Zeppelin Weltfahrten III.Buch: LZ 129 Hindenburg. Dresden, Germany: Zigarettenfabrik Greiling AG, 1937.
  • Harold G. Dick with Douglas H Robinson. The Golden Age of Passenger Airships: Graf Zeppelin & Hindenburg. Washington, DC: 1985.
  • John Duggan. Zeppelinpost: LZ 129 Hindenburg. Ickenham GB: Zeppelin Study Group, 2004.
  • John Duggan. LZ 129 Hindenburg: The Complete Story. Ickenham GB: Zeppelin Study Group, 2002.
  • John Duggan. Olympia – Fahrt 1936. Ickenham GB: Zeppelin Study Group, 2000.
  • John Duggan and Jim Graue. Commercial Zeppelin Flights to South America. Valleyford, WA: JL Diversified, 1995.
  • Arthur Falk. Hindenburg Crash Mail: The Search Goes On. New York: Clear Color Litho, 1976.
  • Martin Feibusch and Cheryl Ganz. “Hindenburg Crash Cover Forgeries and Passenger Moritz Feibusch.” The Zeppelin Collector (July 1988): 51-54.
  • Cheryl Ganz. “Come Take a Ride on the Hindenburg: Creating an Aerophilatelic Display Class Exhibit.” The Airpost Journal (February 2003): 67-74.
  • Cheryl Ganz, “Meet the Hindenburg Postmasters.” The Airpost Journal (November 2001): 415-19.
  • Cheryl Ganz. “LZ129 Hindenburg Treaty Rates to North America 1936.” The Airpost Journal (January 1997): 9-11.
  • Cheryl Ganz. “How Many of the Dutch Dispatches Survived?” The American Philatelist (May 1987): 458-60.
  • R.W. Knight. Report No. 11: The Hindenburg Accident. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Air Commerce, Safety & Planning Division, 1938.
  • Dieter Leder and Siegfried G. Scheike. “Forgeries of the Lakehurst Mail.” The Airpost Journal (June 1988): 217-219.
  • Michel Zeppelin- und Flugpost-Spezial-Katalog 2002 (2nd ed.). München, Germany, 2002.
  • Mireille Majoor. Inside the Hindenburg. Toronto: Madison Press Books, 2000.
  • Douglas H. Robinson. The LZ129 “Hindenburg.” New York: Arco Publishing, 1964.
  • Sieger Zeppelinpost Spezial-Katalog (22nd ed.). Lorch: Germany, 2001.
  • Lutz Tittel. LZ 129 “Hindenburg.” Friedrichshafen, Germany: Städtisches Bodensee-Museum Friedrichshafen, 1987.
  • J. Gordon Vaeth. “What Happened to the Hindenburg?” Weatherwise (December 1990): 315-322.
  • Barbara Waibel. LZ 129 Hindenburg: Luxusliner der Lüfte. Friedrichshafen, Germany: Archiv der Luftschiffbau Zeppelin GmbH.

Survivor Accounts

  • Leonhard Adelt. “The Last Trip of the Hindenbur.Reader's Digest (November
    1937): 69-72.
  • Margaret G. Mather. “I Was on the Hindenbur.” Harper's Monthly Magazine (November 1937: 590-595).

General Airship Publications

  • William F. Althoff. Sky Ships: A History of the Airship in the United States Navy. New York: Orion Books, 1990.
  • Henry Cord Meyer. Airshipmen, Businessmen & Politics 1890 – 1940. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1991.
  • Douglas H. Robinson. Giants in the Sky: A History of the Rigid Airship. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1973.
  • Douglas H. Robinson and Charles L. Keller. “Up Ship!:” A History of the U.S. Navy’s Rigid Airships 1919-1935. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1982.
  • Guillaume de Syon. Zeppelin!: Germany and the Airship, 1900-1939. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002.
  • J. Gordon Vaeth. Graf Zeppelin: The Adventures of an Aerial Globetrotter. New Yorker: Harper & Brothers, 1958.