How I First Met Charles Lindbergh
As I write these words in Little Falls, Minnesota, the place that Charles A. Lindbergh originally called home, the local community, in cooperation with the Charles A. and Anne Morrow Lindbergh Foundation and the Minnesota Historical Society are putting the final touches on their joint plan to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of Lindbergh’s triumphant return to his boyhood home. This is only one of a number of celebrations that have taken place around the Nation and in Paris, France, honoring his remarkable flight from New York to Paris in the “Spirit of St. Louis”. As it was with Earl L. Johnson, Charles and Anne Morrow Lindbergh were early influences that caused me to strive to become a military pilot.
In my eleven years as manager of the Lindbergh Historic Home and Interpretive Center, from 1979 to 1990, and through growing contacts with military airmen via this RB-29 web site, I have learned that General Johnson and I have something in common with thousands of aging U. S. airmen, of all ranks, of a variety of technical and experiential backgrounds,
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