No, not the title of some “alternative history” novel. Two actual pictures I received as part of a collection of pictures taken by the first BMM missionary in Brazil. The first one shows the airship over a typical northeastern Brazilian home of the time:
This next one leaves no doubt as to the nationality of the lighter-than-air craft:
So what was a German dirigible doing in Brazil in (roughly) 1936? Here’s an article that explains a little more about the German-Brazilian cooperation in dirigibles pre-WWII.
So, pioneer missionary captured the Brazil-Germany dirigible in flight. This is just one of the fascinating things we find in these pictures. I will be sharing more as time goes by.
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