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Photographer: Don Morfe
Taken: November 7, 2008
Caption: Palapala Hoomau Congregational Church graveyard-Charles A Lindbergh marker
Additional Description: Medal of Honor Citation
• Rank and organization: Captain, U.S. Army Air Corps Reserve
• Place and date: From New York City to Paris, France, 20-21 May 1927
• Entered service at: Little Falls, Minn
• G.O. No.: 5, W.D., 1928; act of Congress 14 December 1927
Citation: For displaying heroic courage and skill as a navigator, at the risk of his life, by his nonstop flight in his airplane, the Spirit of St. Louis, from New York City to Paris, France, 20-21 May 1927, by which Capt. Lindbergh not only achieved the greatest individual triumph of any American citizen but demonstrated that travel across the ocean by aircraft was possible.
Submitted: February 17, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.
Database Locator Identification Number: p266652
File Size: 3.027 Megabytes
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