VAE first UNRRA delivery to Warsaw makes history

Making history under some pretty tough conditions.

Veterans Air Express Captain William Jakeman and First Officer Jack Stettner along with five other crew members completed the first non-military, commercial air transport flight behind the “iron curtain” that required Russian overflight permission.

New York Times coverage of VAE historic flight to Warsaw.

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