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Richard E. Byrd begins Antarctic expedition....

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August 26, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 26, 1928

* Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd
* American aviator & polar explorer
* 1st expedition to the Antarctic begins

The top of the front page has a three column headline: "BYRD'S SHIP SAILS WITH 32 ADVENTURES ON FIRST LAP OF HER ANTARCTIC VOYAGE; CITY AND HARBOR GIVE ROUSING SEND-OFF" with subheads and photo. (see) Lengthy coverage continues inside with a few more related photos. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.
Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 28 pages, a few small binding slits along the spine, nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century

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