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Heroic American Pilots (originally aired on Mar 9, 2020)

Constant Wonder
  • May 25, 2020 6:00 pm
  • 50:18

The Rise and Fall of Charles Lindbergh Guest: Candace Fleming, author, "The Rise and Fall of Charles Lindbergh" Famous for his solo flight across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh has long been regarded as a pioneer in aviation history. But who was he, really? Grieving father, Nazi sympathizer, international celebrity? All three, and much more. The complicated history and legacy of Charles Lindbergh. Race of Aces Guest: John R Bruning, author of more than twenty historical fiction novels, including his newest, "Race of Aces: WWII's Elite Airmen and the Epic Battle to Become the Master of the Sky"  The quest for air superiority during the WWII saw the rise of ace pilots, defending bombing runs and shooting down enemy fighter planes to lead their side to victory.