Charles Lindbergh  

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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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Charles Augustus Lindbergh (February 4, 1902 – August 26, 1974) was an American aviator, military officer, author, inventor, explorer, and environmental activist. At age 25 in 1927, he went from obscurity as a U.S. Air Mail pilot to instantaneous world fame by winning the Orteig Prize: making a nonstop flight from Roosevelt Field, Long Island, New York, to Paris, France. Lindbergh covered the Template:Frac-hour, Template:Convert flight alone in a single-engine purpose-built Ryan monoplane, the Spirit of St. Louis.




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