A friend had a picture of the monument in Ireland commemorating the arrival of Captain John Alcock and Lieutenant Arthur Whitten Brown in their Vickers Vimy Bomber and the first non stop flight across the Atlantic.
I read about this in the 8th Grade if memory serves me correctly.
|Statue of Alcock and Brown at London Heathrow Airport|
|Memorial commemorating the flight in County Galway, Ireland|
Captain John Alcock and Lieutenant Arthur Whitten Brown