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A Gentlemen's Agreement By Robert C. Stone
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12 August 1933:Alan Winslow lay on the ground below his third-story Ottawa hotel-room window. Unconscious, he would be dead within days. The Pan American Airway's foreign agent had landed in Ottawa... More > two days earlier for a meeting with high level Canadian Government officials. Now he was motionless, directly below the window from which he tumbled. Thirty-seven years old at the time of his death, the Ivy league son of a well-connected Midwestern family had led a privileged life. Winslow, a childhood friend of Ernest Hemingway, was a gifted athlete, but lost an arm in World War I as a member of the famous 94 Aero Squadron. A month before his death, Winslow had been in Newfoundland, the most important country, in terms of strategic value to aviation, in the world, with Charles Lindbergh, as the pair continued their mission was to secure air rights, essential to continental defense and the development of international civil aviation over the North Atlantic.< Less