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Map of Amelia Earhart's Path

Map of Amelia Earhart's Path

Original caption: San Francisco: A San Francisco radio newsman has discovered on Saipan Island (#3 on newsmap) the remains of what may be the bodies of long-missing aviatrix Amelia Earhart and her navigator Fred Noonan, it was disclosed November 24th. Miss Earhart and Noonan set out on their ill-fated round-the-world flight from Miami, Fla., June 1st, 1937. They flew east in a twin-engine Electra and made the 22,000 miles to Lae, New Guinea (#1), without major incident. The last 7,000 miles were over a route never before flown. The destination July 2nd was Howland Island (#2), a tiny, barren strip in the mid-Pacific 2,500 miles northeast of Lae. The Coast Guard cutter Itasca stood by at Howland as the Electra flew from Lae. A radio report from Miss Earhart estimated they were 100 miles of Howland. Officers of the Itasca believe the Electra went down northwest of Howland. If th
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