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The Long Way Round - The Plane that Accidentally Circumnavigated the World

The Long Way Round - The Plane that Accidentally Circumnavigated the World

During World War II, a Pan Am flying boat found itself stranded in Auckland, New Zealand, unable to return to San Francisco due to Pearl Harbour's bombing turning the Pacific into a theatre of war.

From John Bull, The Lapsed Historian:

After the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour, the ...

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