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July 03, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 3, 1931

* Wiley Post and Harold Gatty prevail
* 1st airplane flight around the World
* Hero's welcome in New York City

The top of the front page has a three column headline: "POST AND GATTY GET STIRRING WELCOME; CROWDS CHEER WORLD FLIERS IN PARADE; WALKER DECORATES THEM AT CITY HALL" with subheads and related photo. More inside with a full page pictorial. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, rag edition, a few small binding slits along the spine, very nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century