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First woman, Jackie Cochran, breaks sound barrier.....
Item # 577638
May 20, 1953
LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, May 20, 1953
* Jacqueline Cochran breaks the sound barrier
* 1st ever woman to do so
* Jet airplane
This 20 page newspaper has a one column photo of Jacqueline Cochran on the front page with brief text that include: "...became the first woman to fly faster than the speed of sound..." which tells of breaking the sound barrier.
Other news of the day. Minor margin wear, otherwise in nice condition.
Category: The 20th Century