Last Survivor of The Hindenburg Disaster Dies at Age 90

The last remaining survivor of the Hindenburg disaster, Werner Gustav Doehner, has died at age 90.

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CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The last remaining survivor of the Hindenburg disaster, Werner Gustav Doehner, has died at age 90. His son said a church service was held Friday for Doehner, who died on Nov. 8 at a hospital in Laconia, New Hampshire. Doehner was the only person left of the 62 passengers and crew who survived the May 6, 1937, fire that killed his father, sister and 34 others. He was just 8 years…

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