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Across the Atlantic: The Adamowicz Brothers, Polish Aviation Pioneers

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by Zofia Reklewska-Braun & Kazimierz Braun
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Across the Atlantic: The Adamowicz Brothers, Polish Aviation Pioneers by Zofia Reklewska-Braun & Kazimierz Braun

During the summer of 1934, two Polish amateur-pilots, Joe (Józef) and Ben (Boles?aw) Adamowicz, who immigrated to the US more than twenty years earlier, flew over the Atlantic on a single-engine plane Bellanca. Their trip took them from New York to Warsaw; they were the first Poles to do so. They became instant celebrities, favorites of the journalists, photographers, and the public on both sides of the Atlantic. Alas, their triumph was short-lived, followed by a fall from grace, to imprisonment and bankruptcy. This richly illustrated book brings to life their forgotten story. Written by a historian, journalist and educator Zofia Reklewska-Braun and director, writer, scholar, and author of over 50 books, Dr. Kazimierz Braun, this book was originally published in Poland in 201

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Size: 5.5 MB
Publisher: Moonrise Press
Date published:   2015
ISBN: 9780996398138 (DRM-EPUB)

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