Amelia Earhart Disappears Over the Pacific Ocean Ca. 1937

Amelia Earhart Disappears Over the Pacific Ocean Ca. 1937

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In June 1937, Amelia Earhart and her navigator, Fred Noonan, embarked on a round-the-world flight, starting in California and mapping a 28,000 mile route along the earth's equator. On July 2, 1937, after completing 22,000 miles, the pair took off from New Guinea and headed toward Howland Island in the Pacific. Earhart and Noonan never reached the island; a faint distress call was the last anyone heard from the pilots. Rescuers launched a 16-day search party, comprised of thousands of men and costing
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : , WPA Film Library, , [1937]
Copyright Date: ©1937
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (1 min., 24 sec.)) : sound
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Additional Contributors: Films Media Group
WPA Film Library


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