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Wigram : the birthplace of military aviation in New Zealand

Author: Bee Dawson
Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Random House New Zealand, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"From the fledgling flight school to the location of the Air Force Museum, the Wigram Air Base has played a large part in shaping the Royal New Zealand Air Force. In this book, social historian Bee Dawson brings the history of Wigram to life by interweaving stories of early aviators, influential people and ordinary air force personnel with the key events of military aviation in the Canterbury region." --Back cover.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bee Dawson
ISBN: 9781775532736 1775532739
OCLC Number: 946517983
Description: 336 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 19 x 24 cm.
Responsibility: Bee Dawson.

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"From the fledgling flight school to the location of the Air Force Museum, the Wigram Air Base has played a large part in shaping the Royal New Zealand Air Force. In this book, social historian Bee Dawson brings the history of Wigram to life by interweaving stories of early aviators, influential people and ordinary air force personnel with the key events of military aviation in the Canterbury region." --Back cover.

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