Beneath His Wings: The Plot To Murder Lindbergh by F. Granato

By F. Granato

while Charles Lindbergh’s tiny, fuel-laden “Spirit of St. Louis” slightly lifted off from a quick ny runway on could 20, 1927, the realm held its breath. Lindbergh and a number of post-war fliers have been decided to win the "Orteig Prize" -- an award of $25,000 for the 1st pilot or pilots to pass the large Atlantic Ocean among big apple and Paris. Tragedy has already struck various makes an attempt sooner than Lindbergh's. at the least six males have died within the pursuit.

In the United States, victory within the First nice conflict below a decade sooner than has already turn into a far off reminiscence. yet in defeated Germany, torn and humiliated through the phrases of the Treaty of Versailles, rearming has already began in secrecy. it is just an issue of time earlier than Europe explodes in struggle back. The Orteig Prize – visible by means of the Germans as an Allied try to seat Paris because the capital of Europe
-- is the ultimate humiliation. The Germans sabotage a number of makes an attempt at luck even ahead of Lindbergh's test.

Will an identical destiny anticipate Lindbergh? Or can the Allies harness their may perhaps and unravel to guard the younger pilot – and weigh down a German super-plot to hunt revenge opposed to America?

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