Since the demolition crew’s report was top secret, no word emerged about the whereabouts of the missing atomic bomb. Were there clues in the wreckage that the bomb had in fact been released prior to impact?
SOURCE: Linn's Stamp News
by Ken Lawrence
Calbraith Perry Rodgers performed one of the greatest feats in early aviation history when he completed the first transcontinental trip by air from Sept. 17 to Nov. 5, 1911.
by Noelle Salazar
"I was stunned by anecdotes of bravery, death and outright misogyny. And I was baffled the subjects of these stories had tried to be heard, but still, seventy-seven years later, for the most part were unknown to the greater public."
SOURCE: NY Times
A Navy seaplane flew from Queens to the Azores in 1919, eight years before the Spirit of St. Louis. It took three weeks. It was not nonstop.
SOURCE: Air & Space Magazine
by Marc Wortman
The First Airplane to Cross an Ocean
SOURCE: Washington Post
Capt. Rosemary Mariner, who died Jan. 24, broke barriers throughout her career, opening doors for other women.
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