Digest>April 2007

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The crew left to right, pilot, Captain Herman Koehl, co-pilot Major James Fitzmaurice and the sponsor, Baron Gunther von Hunefeld with the monocle on one eye. The Baron died of cancer shortly after the trip. When the Irish co-pilot, the charismatic Major James Fitzmaurice died in 1965 he was given a State Funeral in Dublin, Ireland.
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