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Hubert Wilkins trans-Arctic flight....
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April 24, 1928
THE NEWS YORK TIMES, April 24, 1928
* Australian polar explorer & aviator Hubert Wilkins
* Trans-arctic airplane flight w/ Carl Ben Eielson
* Point Barrow, Alaska to Spitsbergen, Norway
The front page has a nice four column headline: "WILKINS SAW ONLY MOUNTAINOUS ICE WHERE HE HOPED FOR LAND IN ARCTIC; CLOUDS HID ONE SPOT WHERE IT MIGHT BE" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 2 with related map. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.
Category: The 20th Century