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Charles Nungesser Transatlantic Flight Try In 1927...

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May 12, 1927

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 12, 1927.

* Charles Nungesser
* Transatlantic airplane flight try
* Just before Charles Lindbergh

The top of the front page has a three column headline: "HOPE DWINDLES FOR FLIERS, 99 HOURS OUT, AS NEW RUMORS OF SIGHTING PROVE FALSE; HUNT GOES ON ALL OVER NORTH ATLANTIC" with subheads. Lengthy text continues on page 2 with related map. Coverage on the transatlantic airplane flight try by Charles Nungesser, two weeks prior to Lindbergh's historic fete. Page 2 also has a one column heading: "1,550-MILE FLIGHT MADE BY LINDBERGH" with subheads. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century

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