Luftschiffe (was:ebay - Minivac 601, 1st pers. digital computer 1960s)

From: William Donzelli <>
Date: Fri Dec 18 15:31:01 1998

> >From what I've heard, the reason why the US military stopped using
> airships was because so many crashed in storms...

The first bunch did (1920s-30s), but they were reborn in the 1940s, as
they were _wonderful_ ASW platforms. They continued to be used well into
the 1950s, carrying early warning radar stuff.

William Donzelli
Received on Fri Dec 18 1998 - 15:31:01 GMT

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