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.
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.
Today in WW2 history: 3/2/04 Dr. Seuss is born in Springfield Mass. This cartoon caption from 8/13/41 read,"Remember... One more lollypop, and then you all go home!" Theodor Suess Geisel was responding to calls from Charles Lindbergh and others to refrain from intervention in "Europe's War," a popular stance in the USA at the time.
Charles Lindbergh, herói da aviação e notável isolacionista, declara em uma transmissão de rádio que os Estados Unidos não correm o risco de invasão e que o envolvimento nas relações exteriores é um risco. Washington D.C., Estados Unidos, 20 de maio de 1940.