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 goal, and so the quest became a race. Who would win?"--Jacket.
Publisher: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2015
ISBN: 9781613127421
1613127421
9781419714825
1419714821
Branch Call Number: 910.41 Gr
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 88 pages) : illustrations (some color), color maps

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The true story of the American men who braved storms, mechanical troubles, and exhaustion to be the first to circumnavigate the world by plane.

The true story of the American men who braved storms, mechanical troubles, and exhaustion to be the first to circumnavigate the world by plane.

An account of the pilots who made history as the first people to round the globe via airplane.


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