Captain John Alcock (1886-1948) and Lieuten
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Captain John Alcock (1886-1948) and Lieutenant Arthur Whitten-Brown, British aviators, June 1919. 'The Race from Tower to Tower. Mechanics and Lieutenant Arthur Whitten-Brown (1886-1948) preparing the Vimy aircraft for its Atlantic flight'. Alcock and Brown made the first air crosing of the Atlantic in June 1919.