The morning of 6th January 1942 was going to be a cold one. Not that this was unusual for New York, mused the night-shift air controller at LaGuardia’s tower, but it did mean he’d have to wrap up…
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“In the event that you are required to open and read these instructions, you may assume that hostilities have already occurred and that the aircraft under your command represents a strategic military resource which must be protected and secured from falling into enemy hands…”
A three-part series. Fascinating.
Hollywood, why isn’t this a movie?
Source: This Plane Accidentally Flew Around The World – Part One
Source: The Long Way Round: Ice Cold in Auckland – Part Two
Source: The Long Way Round: Getting Home – Part Three