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1948 Press Photo Don Smith prepares for the first American Trans oceanic Flight

AdID: 4586412

Availability: In stock

Part Number: nem66253

Height: 9

Width: 7

Source: NEA


This is an original press photo. Major Don Smith, 26 of Niles Michigan is helped into his harness by Cpl. William Lebow, 19 of St. Francis Kansas before making a test flight in his jet propelled fighter plane. Major Smith is a member of the 56th Fighter Group which will make an exploratory Trans Atlantic Flight about July 7. the flight will be the firs American jet propelled Trans oceanic Flight and will follow the stepping stone route from the United States to England and Germany accompanied by transport and rescue planes, in case one of the fighters should be forced down en route. Photo measures 7 x 9 inches. Photo is dated 7-2-1948.


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Date of Creation 1948
Size Medium (Up to 10)
Photo Dimensions (in.) 7 x 9
SKU nem66253