Charles Lindbergh and the Spirit of St. Louis in American History
Traveling alone in a small plane called the Spirit of St. Louis, it was twenty-five-year-old Charles Lindbergh who finally succeeded in making the world's first nonstop solo trip across the Atlantic Ocean. Author Zachary Kent traces the life and career of Lindbergh and the plane that helped him become an aviation pioneer, showing how Lindbergh defied the odds to become world famous as Lucky Lindy.
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