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This postcard, postmarked from Havana, Cuba to New York City on September 27, 1928, shows Lindbergh at the wheel of a Tri-motor airplane in Havana on February 12, 1928
One of the most famous proponents of the U.S. foreign airmail routes was pilot Charles Lindbergh. Famous for having flown the Atlantic solo in 1927, Lindbergh had previously flown as an airmail pilot. This postcard, postmarked from Havana, Cuba to New York City on September 27, 1928, shows Lindbergh at the wheel of a Tri-motor airplane in Havana on February 12, 1928.
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