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Newly Rediscovered Film Shows Amelia Earhart Shortly Before Fatal Flight

The film is believed to be the last surviving footage of the celebrated female aviator, who disappeared over the South Pacific in July 1937.

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Researchers Identify Fragment of Amelia Earhart’s Plane

New research into Amelia Earhart’s 1937 disappearance yields a breakthrough with the positive identification of a piece of the famed aviator’s plane.

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Have Researchers Found Amelia Earhart’s Plane?

Researchers may have had a breakthrough in the decades-long search for the missing aviator.

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This Year in History: 2012

As 2012 comes to an end, explore some of the year’s stories, as covered by History in the Headlines.

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What Happened to Amelia?: 9 Tantalizing Theories About the Earhart Disappearance

Explore theories about Amelia Earhart’s final days—some more plausible than others.

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Amelia Earhart’s Navigator: The Life and Loss of Fred Noonan

Forever remembered as “Amelia Earhart’s navigator,” Fred Noonan disappeared with the famous aviator 75 years ago on July 2, 1937.

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Amelia Earhart’s Historic Landing, 80 Years Ago

Five years after Charles Lindbergh’s 1927 transatlantic solo flight, Amelia Earhart became the second person and first woman to accomplish the feat.