National Affairs: Tragedy, Rancor

Charles Augustus Lindbergh, hero of many hours, returned again to his rose-strewn path after a brief detour to transact private business in Washington and Manhattan. The path led him to Ottawa, Canada, at the head of a whizzing formation of twelve U. S. Army planes from Selfridge Field, near Detroit. He and the Spirit of St. Louis made a perfect landing to the huzzahs of a crowd assembled for Canada's Diamond Jubilee (TIME, July 4). One of his escort, Lieut. J. Thad Johnson, was less fortunate. Circling in a close triad formation while the plane of honor landed, Lieutenant Johnson confused...

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