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Author Crouch, Tom D.

Title Wings : a history of aviation from kites to the Wright brothers to the space age / Tom D. Crouch.

Imprint Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, c2003.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    629.13009 CRO    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description ix, 725 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [649]-690) and index.
Contents Foundation stories -- Taking to the air -- The world takes wing, 1904-1909 -- From experiment to industry, 1909-1914 -- Into the fight -- Laying the foundation, 1919-1927 -- Big business, 1927-1935 -- The roar of the crowd, 1927-1939 -- Revolutions in the sky, 1926-1941 -- Setting the stage, 1929-1939 -- Battles in the sky, 1939-1945 -- Toward new horizons -- From aviation to aerospace, 1945-2003 -- Cold war, hot war -- A world in the air, 1945-2003.
Subject Aeronautics -- History.
Added Title History of aviation from kites to the Wright brothers to the space age
ISBN 0393057674 (hardcover) : $29.95

 
    
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