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2008 marked the 80th anniversary of the first trans-Pacific flight made by Charles Kingsford Smith and Charles Ulm in 1928.
The Pioneers: An Anthology: Charles Edward Kingsford-Smith is maintained by Monash University and includes information and further links as well as recommended reading.
Australian Dictionary of Biography Online contains a useful article on Charles Kingsford-Smith.
Charles Kingsford Smith from the australia.gov.au website provides information and further links.
The National Archives of Australia’s Fact sheet 196 provides details of records held by the archives relating to Kingsford Smith and his flights.
The National Film and Sound Archive’s Our heroes of the sky includes a selection of works from their collection relating to Kingsford-Smith.
The National Library holds several interesting items. Examples include:
The National Library can provide copies of certain materials and interlibrary loans for registered users. For more information go to our Copies Direct service.
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