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1919 R-34 airship crosses Atlantic...

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July 06, 1919

THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Penn., July 6, 1919

* R-34 airship on the way
* 1st ever crossing of the Atlantic East to West in flight 
* Aviation - flight - dirigible - zeppelin 
* 1st aerial stowaway - William Ballantyne

The front page has a banner headline announcing: "BRITISH DIRIGIBLE R-34 IS REPORTED IN DISTRESS--BIG CRAFT IS RUNNING SHORT OF FUEL--U.S. DESTROYERS RUSHED TO AID" with subheads and related photo. (see)
Twelves pages, loose along the spine with a few small tape mends, light toning and a little wear at the margins, should be handled with care.

Category: The 20th Century