Was it right to criticize Charles Lindbergh for his isolationist views?

Aviation History Reader Poll

Charles Lindbergh earned international adulation as the first to fly solo non-stop across the Atlantic, but by the outbreak of World War II he was roundly criticized for his isolationist views. Was that criticism justified, and did it damage his historical legacy?

Give us your thoughts in the comment box below.

2 Responses

  1. David

    In the context of then versus now, nobody is really aware of his political activism. In the thirties, however, Lindy went against the flow of gearing up for war. Maybe it was fortuitous that he did, as he had far more flexibility as a tech rep than he’d of had as a member of the military.

  2. furnicons

    Hello David, i am also agreed with your words. Thanks for sharing your view on Charles Lindbergh.



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