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From frigates to flat-tops : the story of the life and achievements of Rear Admiral William Adger Moffett, U.S.N., "the father of naval aviation," October 31, 1869-April 4, 1933

Author: Edward Arpee
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : The Lakeside Press : R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co., 1953.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Arpee, Edward, 1899-
From frigates to flat-tops.
[Lake Forest, Ill., 1953]
(OCoLC)558600396
Named Person: William A Moffett; William A Moffett
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Arpee
OCLC Number: 1118231
Description: xx, 276 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Author's preface --
Introduction --
Early years --
United States Naval Academy --
For the good of the ship --
The Navy in the Midwest --
Beginnings of naval aviation --
Mitchell vs. Moffett --
Family dissension --
Fleet aviation --
London Naval Conference --
Early dirigibles --
The Akron and Macon --
A defense of the dirigibles --
The last flight of the Akron --
"We must go on."
Responsibility: by Edward Arpee.

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