Letters: Jun. 30, 1930

Greatest Flight

Sirs: Will TIME kindly report the greatest flight— as to number in air at one time—of airplanes on record? See TIME, p. 12, issue of May 19, third column, last sentence: "Never before had so large a fleet of planes flown so far or so well together." Correct perhaps as to "so far" and "so well together" but not as to number. While stationed at Nixville, near Verdun, late in 1918 (September or October, I believe), many American and Allied soldiers including the 5th U. S. Division and others in battle...

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