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Hour B, Segment 5
The TW&E History Book
May 6, 1937—The German dirigible Hindenburg burns and crashes in Lakehurst, N.J., killing 36 of the 97 people on board.
May 7, 1945—Germany signs an unconditional surrender at Allied headquarters in Rheims, France, ending the European conflict of World War II.
May 5, 1961—Astronaut Alan Shepard Jr. becomes America's first man in space as he makes a 15-minute suborbital flight in space capsule Freedom 7.
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