The Adventures of Wrong-Way Corrigan

"Wrong Way" Corrigan and his Curtiss Robin

From Historynet.com:  When 31-year-old Douglas Groce Corrigan took off from Brooklyn’s Floyd Bennett Field on July 17, 1938, in a modified Curtiss Robin, he carried two chocolate bars, two boxes of fig bars, a quart of water and a U.S. map with the route from New York to California marked on it…  It was a foggy morning. Corrigan flew into the haze and disappeared. Twenty-eight hours later, he landed in Dublin and instantly became a national hero.  Read More: http://www.historynet.com/the-adventures-of-wrong-way-corrigan.htm

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