Charles Lindbergh

The man that made the flight from N.Y. to paris

Charles Childhood

Charles Augustus Lindbergh was born on February 4th, 1902 in detroit michigan. He actually spent most of his childhood on a farm near minnesota. Then he went to a flying school in nebraska. 10 years later he met anne in college. In 1929 he married her and also found out that anne's dad was the us ambassador. In 1930 Charles jr was born. 2 years later charles Lindbergh jr was kidnapped and killed. The Lindberghs went on to have 5 more children.

Famous Flight

One of the world's best pilots (Charles Lindbergh) started small just like everyone else. In 1920-1921 he was a airmail pilot. His next job was a barnstormer. A barnstormer is a person that does tricks like corkscrews and loop-de-loops with planes. In 1924 he joined the US army and while there he fought in wwII. Finally when he was 25 he made his historic flight from NY to paris non-stop. Thousands of people awaited him and they got so excited that the people started to tear pieces off the plane. But luckily the police came to save the spirit of st. louis

As a Person

Charles loved to explore. He was naturally adventurous. Even if it was just a walk in the creek he loved to explore. He was also very brave. For example he was brave enough to make his famous flight. Lindbergh was quite intelligent too. Like preparing for his famous flight. All these great things from him definitely prove that he was a great pilot and a born leader.

biliography

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