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On July 2, 1937, Amelia Earhart flew away from a town called Lae in the South Pacific. Earhart was attempting to circumnavigate the globe. After taking off from Lae, she disappeared. The Superhero Historians will investigate her life, her final flight, and the possible outcomes to that flight.
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Friday, April 11, 2008

Spying for FDR

Alistair Flush, Military Historian

Listen up! When unexplainable things occur, many people get hair-brained ideas. You can call these ideas “conspiracy theories” if you want. After Amelia Earhart disappeared, the theories came out. One theory was that she was spying on the Japanese for President Roosevelt. These rumors were taken seriously enough that the U.S. Army Intelligence stated they weren’t true by 1949. Also, a friend of Earhart, Jackie Cochran, actually went through postwar Japanese files. She found nothing about Amelia Earhart’s disappearance.

By: Alistair Flush, Military Historian
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