Chad '84
Saint-Exupéry on Stamps Congo '06
Comoros
Union des Comores

Aviators

2008


Scott #1047e (single from souvenir sheet, below)


In 1931, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry became a reporter for the Intransigeant (the name of the newspaper appearing on the plane). That was also the year he published Night Flight, a story of a battle and the hardships of a pilot's life.

The Aviators

Edward Rickenbacker 1890-1973, Jimmy Doolittle 1896-1993
Beryl Markham 1902-1986, Elinor Smith [1911-]
Saint-Exupéry 1900-1944, Charles Lindbergh 1902-1974


Scott #1047

Thanks to Mark Morrow for the earlier image of this sheetlet!
Chad '84
Saint-Exupéry on Stamps Congo '06