National Affairs: Nice Fellow

The House Appropriation sub-committee dealing with military affairs last week had Colonel Charles Augustus Lindbergh interrupt his study of U. S. air facilities (TIME, May 8) to tell (in secret session) what he knew about aerial Europe. Witness Lindbergh, in a dark suit, dark tie, turned out to be a nice fellow who had flown German planes, knew they were fast but had not been allowed to use airspeed indicators. The German planes he saw were not so elaborately made as U. S. craft, could not haul bombs across the Atlantic. He told so little (scarelines in newspapers notwithstanding) that...

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