First Flight Around the World

First Flight Around the World

The Adventures of the American Fliers Who Won the Race

eBook - 2015
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" In 1924 the U.S. Army sent eight young men on a bold attempt to be the first to circumnavigate the globe by flight. Men from five other countries--Great Britain, France, Portugal, Italy, and Argentina--had the same goa, and so the quest became a race. Who would win?"--Jacket.
Publisher: New York :, Abrams Books for Young Readers,, 2015.
ISBN: 9781613127421
1613127421
1419714821
9781419714825
Characteristics: 1 online resource (vi, 88 pages) : illustrations (some color), color maps.
Additional Contributors: National Air and Space Museum
Summary: " In 1924 the U.S. Army sent eight young men on a bold attempt to be the first to circumnavigate the globe by flight. Men from five other countries--Great Britain, France, Portugal, Italy, and Argentina--had the same goa, and so the quest became a race. Who would win?"--Jacket.

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Nonfiction Award Finalist. This book relates the story of the team of American aviators who embarked on a race to circumnavigate the globe in 1924.


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