World War: IN THE AIR: Eagle from Alfalfa Patch

One sultry Sunday morning in August 1928, a long-legged, eight-year-old youngster stood in his father's alfalfa patch near Santaquin, Utah. Suddenly an airplane cleared its way through the haze, circled the field a few times, landed a few feet from the boy. The pilot, for no apparent reason, called to the boy and asked him if he would like a lift. The boy said his father was down at the Mormon Church at the moment, and he wouldn't mind going if they were back before church was out. So they took off, flipped around for awhile and came to earth...

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