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Amelia Earhart flies solo across the Atlantic...



Item # 687457

May 21, 1932

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., May 21, 1932 

* Amelia Earhart - transatlantic flight
* 1st woman to achieve solo
* Airplane flight begins (1st report)


The top of the front page has a three column headline: "AMELIA PUTNAM STARTS HOP TO PARIS EXACTLY FIVE YEARS AFTER LINDBERGH'S TAKEOFF" with subheads and photo. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 2. (see) This was the first female solo flight across the Atlantic.
Complete with 26 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

Category: The 20th Century