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Although he passionately opposed the war, he almost died many times fighting for his country. He was far older than most other pilots. He could have easily avoided the danger of combat. In his later years, Charles Lindbergh remained a pioneer. He pointed out the real dangers of the destruction of the environment. He fought against rampant technology and for endangered species. 60 Lindbergh Book 9/17/07 1:47 PM Page 61 He dared to ask the question of whether the aeronautical world, for which he had given his life, had really helped or hindered mankind.

Charles Lindbergh had always loved aviation. But now he began to wonder if the technology he had done so much to advance had really helped humanity. In September 1962 the Lindberghs were warmly welcomed to the White House by President John F. Kennedy. They spent the night in the Queen’s Room at the White House. Lindbergh was deeply moved by the president’s graciousness and Jacqueline Kennedy’s warmth. 54 Lindbergh Book C 9/17/07 H A 1:47 PM P T Page 55 E R 10 Charles Lindbergh joined the World Wildlife Fund out of his concern for vanishing species and the damaged environment.

He was not authorized to take part in military action. But he had to be ready for whatever happened in this war zone. 43 Lindbergh Book 9/17/07 1:47 PM Page 44 During the flight, the pilot flying Lindbergh’s plane strafed Japanese military camps with machine gun fire. Soon, Lindbergh was firing too. He flew on dawn patrols. He also helped rescue downed pilots over the jungle and in the open sea. He always asked to get into the front lines. The Marines found out that he, a civilian technical assistant, was actually firing weapons in combat.

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