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Famous first flights that changed history

sixteen dramatic adventures

by Lowell Thomas, Sr.

  • 116 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by MJF Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aeronautics,
  • Flights

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementLowell Thomas and Lowell Thomas, Jr. ; with a foreward by Dr. Buzz Aldrin
    ContributionsThomas, Lowell, 1923-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL515 .T42 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 340 pages :
    Number of Pages340
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26635334M
    ISBN 101567317731
    ISBN 109781567317732
    LC Control Number2005938783
    OCLC/WorldCa76882400


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