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Pan Am Clippers The Golden Age of Flying Boats by James Trautman

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Published by Boston Mills Press .
Written in English


  • Aircraft: general interest,
  • Aviation - History,
  • Modern - 20th Century,
  • Transportation / Aviation / History,
  • Transportation,
  • History,
  • Seaplanes,
  • Transpacific flights,
  • United States

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8549648M
ISBN 101550464760
ISBN 109781550464764

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