1933 Italian Decennial Flight Rome-New York-Chicago Badge

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1933 Italian Decennial Flight Rome-New York-Chicago Badge. In 1933 General Italo Balbo led an armada of 24 Italian seaplanes from Rome to Chicago to celebrate Italy’s success as an air power on the tenth anniversary of Fascism in Italy. The armada was greeted by a crowd estimated at over 100,000. 2.5 by 3cm. Marked to Loriolli. LH10824