People Greeting Lindbergh at Le Bourget Airport

People greeting Lindbergh at Le Bourget airport after flight

During his famous flight, Lindbergh fought exhaustion for 33 and ½ hours, having been awake for the entire day before take-off from Roosevelt Field, Long Island.

  • Created: 05/21/1927

  • NASM A-1193

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