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Amelia Earhart was busy in May 1937 repairing her crash-damaged Lockeed Electra 10E.
Weems had just trained famed British aviator Amy Johnson in celestial navigation.
These watches were often more popular for their use as fashion accessories than their practical application as navigational tools.
Less than two months after arriving in England, Crosby had his first major test as a lead navigator on the Eighth Air Force’s most daring mission to date. The target was a German naval installation. It was regarded as a major success, and Crosby received the Distinguished Flying Cross for his efforts.
Reporters expressed surprise at Lindbergh’s admission of a shortfall in his navigation skills.