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On the wings of modernism : the United States Air Force Academy

Author: Robert Allen Nauman
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The United States Air Force Academy stands as one of the most extensive architectural projects of the entire cold war era. This title shows the project was also a volatile battleground for competing  Read more...

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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Allen Nauman
ISBN: 0252028910 9780252028915
OCLC Number: 52542599
Description: x, 173 pages : illustrations, map ; 29 cm
Contents: Background to the Academy : the bureaucratic processes --
On the wings of modernism : the exhibition of May 13-15, 1955 --
The design debate : the congressional processes --
The Academy's construction --
"In God We Trust" : the Academy Chapel.
Responsibility: Robert Allen Nauman.
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