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America fledges wings the history of the Daniel Guggenheim Fund for the Promotion of Aeronautics by Cleveland, Reginald M.

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Published by Pitman Pub. in New York .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Statementby Reginald M. Cleveland ; with a foreword by Robert A. Millikan.
ContributionsMillikan, Robert Andrews, 1868-1953.
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 88/3280 (T)
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 224 p., [25] leaves of plates
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1826676M
LC Control Number89893652

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