Lindbergh Visits National Air Museum

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Col. Charles A. Lindbergh visits the National Air Museum on the occasion of the twenty-fifth anniversary of his transatlantic flight in the Spirit of St. Louis, which has been displayed by the Smithsonian since 1928. During the visit, he sits in the airplane again and comments on how well it has been maintained.


  • Lindbergh, Charles A (Charles Augustus) 1902-1974
  • National Air and Space Museum
  • United States National Museum
  • National Air Museum (U.S.)


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Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1952, p. 139

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