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Charles Lindbergh's airplane in flight, c1927
Charles Lindbergh's airplane in flight

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Lindbergh Received the Distinguished Flying Cross
June 11, 1927

Charles "Lindy" Lindbergh made his flight alone. He won a prize of $25,000 and went from being a stunt pilot to an American hero. When he landed back in the U.S., there was a huge ticker tape parade in New York and a big reception in Washington, D.C. On June 11, 1927, he received the Distinguished Flying Cross.
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