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Charles Lindbergh’s Extraordinary Life May 20 marked the 86th anniversary of the first nonstop solo transatlantic flight, made by American pilot Charles Lindbergh from New York to Paris. Lindbergh was not a child of New York. Born in...
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History Library aviation, Charles Lindbergh, crime of the century, Dwight Eisenhower, James Stewart, Spirit of St. Louis, transatlantic flights, World War II Jeremy Walsh
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Download a Hot E-Book and Join Queens Library in "The Four Corners of the Sky" Do you have a smartphone, tablet computer or e-reader? Are you curious about getting e-books from Queens Library? This is your chance to test the waters, and also to join readers around the world...
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16-05-2013 05-16-2013 No jwalsh 0

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Books Library aviation, Big Library Read, conmen, e-books, Four Corners of the Sky, Michael Malone, North Carolina, novels, romance, treasure, U.S. Navy, William Faulkner Jeremy Walsh
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Made in Queens: The Worst American Fighter Plane of World War II The New York Times reported that recently — just off the island of Midway, where the pivotal naval battle of the Pacific War was fought 71 years ago — archaeological divers discovered...
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History Library aviation, battle of Midway, Brewster Buffalo, dogfights, JetBlue, Long Island City, Marine Corps, Midway, WW II Jeremy Walsh
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December 17: The Day Aviation Soared December 17 is a big day for aviation history. In 1903, Ohio bicycle makers Orville and Wilbur Wright took their homemade craft down to Kill Devil Hills in North Carolina and became the first to...
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The Wright brothers achieve flight for the first time, December 17, 1903 General Library Amelia Earhart, Apple, aviation, Charles Lindbergh, DC-3, Douglas DC-3, flight, Glenn Curtiss, patent wars, Samsung, Samuel Langley, Smithsonian, space race, Wright brothers Jeremy Walsh
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