Only very few American icons have aroused a more lasting fascination than Charles Augustus Lindbergh. He belongs to the 20th century's most extraordinary figures.
On 20/21 May 1927, the young pilot was the first person who successfully made a non-stop solo flight across the Atlantic from New York to Paris. The handsome, daring pilot became the acclaimed
national hero over night. New York honoured him with a confetti parade, and the US Congress awarded him the Medal of Honor, the highest military award for bravery in the USA.