After landing, Charles Lindbergh was repeatedly mobbed by fans. Hundreds of news reporters crowded around him wherever he went, along with thousands of fans. Charles Lindbergh joined the American First Committee. He became a spokesperson for the committee as well. A few people began to accuse him of being a Nazi Sympathizer. But, he eventually left the committee and joined the war. One of the effects of this was the bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7th, 1941. The organization that opposed voluntary entry into World War II. In 1944, he went to the Pacific area as an adviser to the U.S. Army/Navy. He flew and commanded over 50 combat missions. He often used the war as a refuge from publicity until the late 60's. He also promoted endangered species protection, such as humpback whales and blue whales. "The Autobiography of Values" was published in 1978 as a collection of his writing. He also assisted in the designing of the Boeing 747 jet. In 1953, he published "The Spirit of St. Louis", an expanded translation of his flight. A year later, the book won a Pulitzer Prize. When the development of the Supersonic Jet became, Lindbergh opposed it because of the damage it could do to the Ozone Layer. He died of cancer on August 26, 1979 in his home in Maui.