ZR-4 USS Akron Patch

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SKU:
7474
Width:
4.50 (in)
Height:
4.50 (in)
Depth:
0.08 (in)
  • ZR-4 USS Akron Patch
  • ZR-4 USS Akron Patch
  • ZR-4 USS Akron Patch
  • ZR-4 USS Akron Patch
  • ZR-4 USS Akron Patch
  • ZR-4 USS Akron Patch
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Description

United States NAVY ZR-4 USS AKRON Zeppelin Class Rigid Airship Military Patch USS Akron (ZRS-4) was a helium-filled rigid airship of the U.S. Navy that was destroyed in a thunderstorm off the coast of New Jersey on the morning of 4 April 1933, killing 73 of her 76 crewmen and passengers. This accident was the largest loss of life for any known airship crash. During her accident-prone 18-month term of service, the Akron also served as a flying aircraft carrier for launching and recovering F9C Sparrowhawk fighter planes.
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Additional Information

Backing:
Sew On
Backing Detail:
Sew On (plastic backing)
Edging:
Merrowed Edge
Shape:
Round
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