Moscow - Vancouver: 1937, the 50th anniversary of the first USSR - USA flight over the north pole

Moscow: Novosti Press Agency, 1987. 22p., archival photos interspersed in the largepoint text; staplebound 6.2x8.5 inch oblong wraps, a very good copy. The sizeable typeface suggests a young adult audience.

Andrei Tupolev designed the special plane, which looked uncannily like the U2 three decades later, a U2 with a nose-prop. There were last-minute options to land in San Francisco, Portland or Seattle, and crew checked out radio advisements issuing from Oakland and Burlingame.

Cat.No: 165534

Price: $22.00