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New York, June 13th 1927
On the day of Lindbergh’s return from Paris an estimated three million Americans celebrated in the streets of New York. From fifth avenue to lower Broadway the crowds were immense and the confetti raining down on the horse drawn carriages and floats produced one of the finest ticker tape parades this great city has ever witnessed.
Le Bourget Airfield near Paris, France, May 21, 1927
Charles A. Lindbergh set the Spirit of Saint Louis down in a French airfield just outside of Paris after the grueling thirty-three and a half hour flight across the Atlantic Ocean.