“I am in a relationship with a man who his spending the next six months deployed. It is also his last deployment, as he will be retiring following this trip.He has been very open with me about the fact that this will be hard, but we are a strong couple, and not getting through this was never even mentioned as an option."One of the captains said they were looking for a cabin boy and his brother heard about it."Provan added: "Werner was most fortunate because he was in the officers' mess cleaning up.Above him was a large tank of water that burst open and drenched him, which protected him a bit from the flames and the heat."Franz jumped out of a cloth supply hatch on to the ground below and made the wise decision to run into the wind.With luck and quick thinking he jumped out of the Hindenburg as it fell burning to the ground and came out of the disaster unscathed; 36 people died.
We’ve been dating for 8 months and love each other. nicolem28 wrote: I’m engaged to an AF guy and he’s been gone 50% of our relationship.Mike is a former US Army Captain with two tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan.Mike shares openly about some of the struggles and how to overcome them when your loved one is deployed.Franz came to be on the Hindenburg by chance, said his friend, the historian John Provan."His older brother worked at a fancy hotel in Frankfurt where the passengers and the captain stayed overnight before the airship took off early in the morning," he said.