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On this page, you'll find a curated collection of resources, from books and articles to videos and artifacts, that tell the story of the First World Flight.

The definitive telling of the story is Lowell Thomas' book, The First World Flight, which features the first hand accounts of the Fliers themselves.  

It is digitized and available here for free.


A collection of articles. Click on the title to be taken to a PDF.

This resource will be added to throughout the Centennial.


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A collection of collections. Click on one of the images to be taken to a various photographic collections related to the First World Flight, featuring MOHAI, San Diego Air & Space Museum, United States Air Force National Museum, with more being added.


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