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Tables of Contents for The Zeppelin Reader
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Introduction
xi
8
The Air Ship
xix
 
Fred H. Beck
I. "LET GO ALL THE ROPES!"
3
64
Report to the King of Wurttemberg, 1887
3
1
Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin
Through Heavens Hitherto Unsailed
4
8
Alberto Santos-Dumont
Stanley Spencer over London
12
4
London Daily News
Come, Take a Trip in My Air-Ship
16
4
Ren Shields
George Evans
from Chauffeur of the Skies
20
11
Roy Knabenshue
The Lost La Patrie
31
1
American Magazine of Aeronautics
En Dirigeable
32
7
H. Deutsch (de la Meurthe)
For Zeppelin
39
2
Max Reger
The Flight of the LZ 4
41
6
Karl Schwarz
Aboard the America over the Atlantic
47
20
Walter Wellman
II. WORLD WAR I: A SKY DARK WITH AIRSHIPS
67
74
from Zeppelin
67
8
Ernst A. Lehmann
The Zeppelin Polka
75
2
Victor Leon
The Rigger Tells a Tale
77
4
August Seim
Fly, Zeppelin: A Children's Song
81
1
Anonymous
Raids on London
82
6
Heinrich Mathy
from The World Crisis
88
2
Winston S. Churchill
Report from Royal Engineers
90
1
F.L. Mayhew
from A Letter to Her Son, August 1915
91
1
Mrs. Holcombe Ingleby
from A Letter to Lady Ottoline Morrell, September 9, 1915
92
1
D.H. Lawrence
from The Journals of Arnold Bennett, October 18, 1915
93
1
Arnold Bennett
from Report of the Royal Buckinghamshire Hussars, September 25, 1916
94
2
Charles Williams
from Report on the Downing of the L 31, October 1, 1916
96
2
W.J. Tempest
from In London during the Great War, October 1, 1916, 98
98
3
Michael MacDonagh
from Memoirs of World War I, October 19, 1917
101
5
William Mitchell
Zeppelin Nights
106
1
D.H. Lawrence
The Zeppelin
107
2
Laurence Binyon
By Chanctonbury
109
1
Edmund Blunden
I Know a Blithe Blossom in Blighty
110
1
The Moonraker
from The Airship Boys in Africa
111
30
Turner Cassity
III. THE GREAT CROSSINGS
141
70
Seeing America from the Shenandoah
141
30
Junius B. Wood
The Wreck of the Shenandoah
171
4
Maggie Andrews
The Zeppelin March: "Los Angeles" U.S.A.
175
2
Arthur Rebner
On the Z-R-3
177
4
Sam M. Lewis
Joe Young
Walter Donaldson
Phenomena
181
2
Robinson Jeffers
from Beyond Horizons
183
10
Lincoln Ellsworth
On the Graf Zeppelin
193
2
Hugo Eckener
A Sentimental Journey to Egypt
195
9
Hugo Eckener
Out of the Blue
204
7
John R. McCormick
IV. WHEN HEAVEN RAINED DOWN FIRE
211
72
from The Millionth Chance: The Story of the R IOI
211
8
James Leasor
The Zeppelin Factory
219
3
Rita Dove
from Even the Birds: U.S.S. Akron
222
3
Anonymous
Akron: Queen of the Skies
225
4
Anne Berrodin
Images of Little Compton, Rhode Island
229
1
James Tate
The Violent Death of America's Last Dirigible
230
12
Harold B. Miller
An Elegy
242
2
Yvor Winters
The Hangar at Sunnyvale: 1937
244
2
Janet Lewis
The Week the Dirigible Came
246
1
Jay Meek
The Incorrigible Dirigible
247
2
Hayden Carruth
The Luck of the Zeppelin
249
2
Charles Edward Eaton
Two 27-Hour Days
251
11
Webb Miller
I Will Not Follow the Hindenburg
262
2
Anne Chotzinoff Grossman
from A Complaint for Mary and Marcel
264
5
Kay Boyle
The Hindenburg Disaster
269
2
Leadbelly
Ascension Day, 1937: Pictures of an Actual Disaster
271
8
Nancy Nowak
Your Departure versus the Hindenburg
279
1
Richard Brautigan
If the Hindenburg Had Left from Las Vegas
280
1
Jack Stewart
Zimmer and the Age of Zeppelins
281
1
Paul Zimmer
The Afterlives of Count Zeppelin
282
1
Turner Cassity
Acknowledgments
283
6
Index
289