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Completes One-stop Cross-country Flight!
Text on verso: 'Setting a new record in transcontinental flying, Liet. James A. Doolittle, Army aviator, completed a flight the other day of 2275 miles from Jacksonville, Fla., to San Diego, Cal, in approximately 21 hours and 20 minutes, with but one stop of one hour in Texas. He flew through several severe storms but landed at San Diego without a mishap. His first remark upon landing was: 'I'll say I'm hungry.' Photo shows Lieut. Doolittle being greeted by Major Sheplar Fitzgerald, commandant of Rockwell Field, San Diego, a moment after he completed his cross-country flight.'
Du Pont, Lammot, 1909-1964
Pacific & Atlantic Photos, Inc.
Transcontinental flightsAir pilots
Doolittle, James Harold, 1896-1993
1 photographic print : b&w
Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library
Lammot du Pont, Jr. collection of aeronautical photographs (Accession 1975.360)
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lammot du Pont, Jr. collection of aeronautical photographs (Accession 1975.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
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