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Wings across America : a photographic history of the U.S. air mail

Author: Bruce McAllister; Jesse Davidson
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Roundup Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce McAllister; Jesse Davidson
ISBN: 0963881795 9780963881793
OCLC Number: 54542711
Description: 211 p. : col. ill. ; 22 x 28 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1 Aeroplane Station No. 1 13 --
Chapter 2 Katherine Stinson: Air Mail Aviatrix 23 --
Chapter 3 Liftoff! 31 --
Chapter 4 From Khakis to Civies 43 --
Chapter 5 Hell's Stretch: Surviving the Allegheny Mountains 57 --
Chapter 6 Going West with Nutter 71 --
Chapter 7 Memorable and Mortal Flights 79 --
Chapter 8 The First Transcontinental Flight 91 --
Chapter 9 Flying the Alaska Air Mail 101 --
Chapter 10 Flying the Mail Through the Night 113 --
Chapter 11 From Omaha to the Golden Gate 131 --
Chapter 12 North America's First International Air Mail Flight 153 --
Chapter 13 Expanding the Contract Air Mail Routes 161 --
Chapter 14 The Airlines Are Born 175 --
Chapter 15 Air Mail First-Day Covers 201.
Responsibility: Bruce McAllister and Jesse Davidson.
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