Books: The Lindbergh Heart

THE WARTIME JOURNALS OF CHARLES A. LINDBERGH. 1,038 pages. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. $12.95.

During a 1944 strafing mission in the Pacific, the tormented and by then tainted American hero Charles A. Lindbergh sighted a lone figure on the beach below. "At 1,000 yards, my .50-calibers are deadly . . . I cannot miss . . . My finger tightens on the trigger. A touch, and he will crumple on the coral sand." But there is something about the potential victim's bearing, stride and dignity "that has formed a bond between us . . ....

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