Milestones, Sep. 9, 1974

Died. Charles Augustus Lindbergh, 72, Promethean American aviator (see THE NATION).

Died. Otto Strasser, 76, onetime intimate turned archenemy of Adolf Hitler; of a heart attack; in Munich. An early ally of the rising Führer, Strasser preached Nazism with a socialist tinge and became disgusted by Hitler's later romance with big business. Expelled from the party in 1930, he formed the rival Black Front committed to Hitler's ouster, fled Germany in 1933, and churned out propaganda while leapfrogging about Europe one step ahead of the Gestapo. In 1941 he found refuge in Canada (probably in exchange for information he furnished Allied...

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