Monday, June 28, 2010

Amelia Earhart Disappears

July 2, 1937
Earhart, accompanied by navigator Fred Noonan, took off on this date from Lae, New Guinea, for the final 7,000 miles over the Pacific. About 800 miles into their fight to tiny Howland Island, radio contact was lost with her craft. Despite a massive search by the US Navy. They were never found.
Learn more at 921 Earhart, here in our nonfiction collection

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