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Unformatted text preview: army so he could be an Army Air Service Reserve pilot~ In 1925, he graduated from the Armys flight training school as best pilot-In 1919, a New York City hotel owner named Raymond Orteig offered $25,000 to the first aviator to fly nonstop from New York to Paris~ On May 20, 1927, Lindbergh made it~ He flew more than 3,6000 mi in 33 hours-Met Anne Spencer Morrow in Mexico, married, taught her how to fly, and went on many expeditions together-Between 1931 and 1935, Lindbergh invented an artificial heart. -1941, Lindbergh joined the America First Committee, an organization that opposed voluntary American entry into WW2. He became a leading spokesman. -After war, Lindbergh withdrew from public attention and worked as a consultant to chief of staff of the U.S. Air Force-Lindbergh died of cancer on Aug. 26, 1974 QuickTime and a decompressor are needed to see this picture....
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This note was uploaded on 01/09/2012 for the course SOCIAL SCI 101 taught by Professor Ellington during the Spring '11 term at Aachen University of Applied Sciences.
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