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Jim Londos wrestling... USS Akron...

Item # 691561

November 03, 1931

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 3, 1931

* Jim Londos - The Golden Greek
* Early professional wrestling

* USS Akron (ZRS-4) airship

The top of page 34 has a banner headline: "8,000 See Londos Retain World's Mat Title by Defeating Kirilenko in Garden" with subheads.
The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Akron, New Queen of Sky, Sails Over City; Crowd See Her Lead Los Angeles in Cruise" Lengthy text continues on page 5 with a related photo.
Complete in 52 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

wikipedia notes: On 2 November 1931, the Akron cast off for a maiden voyage as a commissioned "ship" of the U.S. Navy and cruised down the eastern seaboard to Washington, D.C. Over the weeks that followed, some 300 hours aloft were logged in a series of flights, including a 46-hour endurance flight to Mobile, Alabama, and back. The return leg of the trip was made via the valleys of the Mississippi River and the Ohio River.

Category: 1861-1865