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[Bremen flight 1928. Irish celebrations. Large crowd on O'Connell Street, Dublin, outside Clerys. Banner reads "Through blizzard and cold they blazed the trail".]
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The first east-west non-stop transatlantic flight, in April 1928, from Baldonnel, Ireland to Greenly Island, Canada, in a Junkers W 33 monoplane, the "Bremen". Crew of the Bremen: Capt. Herman Köhl, Col. James Fitzmaurice and Baron Gunther Von Hünefeld.
On the 30th June, the crew of the "Bremen" were made Freemen of the City of Dublin and took park in celebrations in their honour on the 3rd and 4th July.
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See also INDH758-812.
Similar images, INDH801-2.
Physical description: 1 photographic negative : glass; 9 x 12cm.
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