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USS Macon maiden flight....

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April 22, 1933

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 22, 1933

* USS Macon (ZRS-5) maiden flight
* United States Navy Airship

The front page has a one column heading: "MACON UP 12 HOURS IN MAIDEN FLIGHT" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the very first flight of the USS Macon.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century

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