The Hindenburg Disaster

Getty Images is a global photo agency with more than 80 million images available for licensing. On Aug. 15, Carlyle Group bought a majority interest, valuing Getty at $3.3 billion. Many of the most iconic pictures of the 20th century are part of the agency's collection. Here are some of them.

The Hindenburg disaster at Lakehurst, N.J., which marked the end of the era of passenger-carrying airships.

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