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Published by Aladdin Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Aeronautics -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Aeronautics -- History.

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A history of human flight, from man"s oldest dreams, through the World Wars which generated rapid advances in aviation, to the present jet age.

Edition Notes

Statementby Walter J. Boyne.
ContributionsBoyne, Walter J., 1929-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTL547 .B685 1988b
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p. :
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2525855M
ISBN 10068971212X
LC Control Number88000985

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