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American aviator, engineer and Pulitzer Prize winner Charles Lindbergh (1902- 1974) poses with the 'Spirit of St Louis,' the plane he used to make the first non-stop solo flight across the Atlantic, May 1927.

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Charles Lindbergh: Charles Lindbergh: After my death the molecules of my being will return to the earth and sky. They came from the stars. I am of the stars. #CharlesLindbergh #HumanNote #humannote

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Charles Lindbergh (1902-1974) was an American pilot and the first man to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.Lindbergh's solo transatlantic flight in 1927 made him one of America's early celebrity heroes. He received a New York ticker-tape parade, and newspapers breathlessly covered his every move. I chose this photo because it shows his success as a pilot.

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Lindbergh Flight a Marketing Windfall

August 26 – d. Charles Lindbergh, American aviator (Spirit of St. Louis) (b. 1902)

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Anne Morrow Lindbergh. She was an author, poet, aviator, and wife of Charles Lindbergh, and her essay that became the book "The Gift from the Sea" is one of my favorites. What an interesting, adventurous, insightful woman.

Lindbergh, Charles Augustus (1902-1974), an American aviator, made the first solo nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean on May 20-21, 1927. Other pilots had crossed the Atlantic before him. But Lindbergh was the first person to do it alone nonstop.

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Charles Lindbergh standing beside the Spirit of St. Louis. Photograph by American Commercial Photographers (attrib.), 1927. Missouri History Museum Photographs and Prints Collections. Lindbergh, Charles A. Collection. n22380.

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