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Lindbergh Lucky Even Before Historic Solo

“Slim” Lindbergh reported for pilot training at Brooks Field in San Antonio on March 18, 1924 just three years before the skinny college dropout and son of a Minnesota congressman became the famous man in the world.

Lucky Lindy’s misadventures in Texas make for mighty good reading in the Wednesday, March 12 through Tuesday, March 18 installment of “This Week in Texas History.”  And remember — you can read the longest running newspaper feature of kind with your own private email subscription available in the “General Store” on this web site.