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PUB. DATE
July 2003
SOURCE
Airman;Jul2003, Vol. 47 Issue 7, p60
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a picture of pilots and flight members called "The Magellans of the sky." Pictured at Sand Point, Washington, before beginning the journey are six of the first men who attempted to circumnavigate the globe by air. Some of the U.S. air force personnel pictured are: Staff Sergeant Henry H. Ogden, 1st lieutenant Leigh Wade, 1st lieutenant Lowell Smith and Major Frederick L. Martin. Two crews completed the 26,345-mile journey.
ACCESSION #
18265385

 

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