July 2003
Airman;Jul2003, Vol. 47 Issue 7, p15
The article presents a picture of a seaport. In 1924, Chinese onlookers were curious about the Douglas World Cruisers anchored in the Shanghai, China seaport amongst their junks and other small vessels. The biplanes were among four U.S. Army Air Service aircraft attempting to be the first to circumnavigate the world. After 175 days and 68,950 gallons of gas, two of them succeeded.


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