AERONAUTICS: Dublin to Labrador

Unheralded, unawaited, after a secret start from Berlin, the Bremen dropped from the sky above Dublin on March 26. Three head-erect Germans stepped from her cabin: Baron Ehrenfried Gunther von Huenefeld, monocled Prussian nobleman, owner of the plane; Capt. Hermann Koehl, stolid flyer from Berlin, proud possessor of a heroic war record; Arthur Spindler, co-pilot and mechanic, who had been Capt. Koehl's sergeant during the War. They announced themselves on the way to the U. S., determined to be the first to make the hazardous wind-bucking passage East to West.

Day followed day....

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!