FILE - File photo dated 1936 of French novelist Antoine de Saint-Exupery with his wife Consuelo in their Paris home. As France celebrates the centenary of his birth, the mystery shrouding his death may soon be lifted. French President Jacques Chiracordered a Navy vessel to search for the wreckage of Saint Exupery's plane, which went down in the Mediterranean on July 31, 1944,during a reconnaissance mission for the Allies. (AP PHOTO/files) Code: 433 COPYRIGHT SCANPIX SWEDEN