United States Army Around the World Trip (Leslie Arnold) Collection
Arnold, Leslie P.
1.32 Cubic feet (2 legal document boxes and 1 flatbox)
National Air and Space Museum Archives
In 1924, as a lieutenant in the Army Air Service, Leslie P. Arnold was a crew member in one of the three Army planes that flew 27,000 miles around the world in 175 days. This collection consists of Leslie Arnold's handwritten diary and annotated navigational charts of the journey as well as a scrapbook with images of the trip including the aircraft, gasoline tanks, pilot crew, and air-to air shots.
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