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  1. Charles Augustus Lindbergh (February 4, 1902 – August 26, 1974) was an American aviator, military officer, author, inventor, and activist. On May 20–21, 1927, Lindbergh made the first nonstop flight from New York City to Paris, a distance of 3,600 miles (5,800 km), flying alone for 33.5 hours.

  2. Charles Lindbergh, in full Charles Augustus Lindbergh, also called Charles A. Lindbergh, (born February 4, 1902, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.—died August 26, 1974, Maui, Hawaii), American aviator, one of the best-known figures in aeronautical history, remembered for the first nonstop solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean, from New York City to Paris, …

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    Nov 9, 2009 · Charles Lindbergh was an American aviator who rose to international fame in 1927 after becoming the first person to fly solo and nonstop across the Atlantic Ocean in his monoplane, Spirit of St....

  4. Apr 22, 2021 · Charles Lindbergh is known as the first aviator to complete a solo transatlantic flight, which he did in his plane, Spirit of St. Louis. In 1932, his 20-month-old son was kidnapped. The...

  5. Eva Lindbergh, daughter of Mary LaFond and Charles August Lindbergh, was born in Little Falls in 1892. She graduated from Carleton College in 1914, after which she taught school in Akeley, Minnesota. From 1914 to 1916 she worked in her father's congressional office.

  6. Germany and the America First movement. After a six-month stay in Britain, the Lindberghs traveled to Germany, where they were treated as honoured guests of the Third Reich. Charles visited centres of military aviation, where he assessed the pace of Germany’s rearmament, while Anne was fêted in Berlin. Lindbergh praised the Luftwaffe ’s ...

  7. Charles Lindbergh on May 31, 1927, with the “Spirit of St. Louis” he had piloted across the Atlantic 10 days earlier. Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress. The first ransom note On March 29,...

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