Diary May 31, 1919


Curtiss NC4 flying boat

The Curtiss NC4 flying boat on its return to the United States.

World War One Diary for Saturday, May 31, 1919:

USA – Aviation: First Transatlantic air crossing completed at Plymouth by USN Curtiss NC4 flying-boat from Rockaway, New York (left May 8, covered 3,150 nm in under 44hrs Newfoundland-Lisbon May 25-27).
Germany: Allied note to Germans to retreat their troops in Baltic States.
Baltic: 3 Royal Navy cruisers and 6 destroyers drive several Soviet warships back into Kronstadt. Reds withdraw from Gulf of Riga.


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