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Giants in the sky.

Author: Norman Richards; Robert Borja; Corinne Borja
Publisher: Chicago, Childrens Press [1967]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An exciting history of the dirigible beginning with the first attempt to cross the English Channel by air in 1785 by Jean Pierre Blanchard and John Jefferies. The Various uses to which the "giants in the sky" have been put. The final chapter discusses the wartime airships.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Norman Richards; Robert Borja; Corinne Borja
OCLC Number: 1394196
Description: 141 pages illustrations (some color) portraits 28 cm
Contents: Lighter-than-air --
American balloonists --
Airship pioneers --
Los Angeles and Shenandoah --
Akron and Macon --
Graf Zeppelin --
Hindenburg --
Wartime airships.
Responsibility: Artists: Robert and Corinne Borja.

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An exciting history of the dirigible beginning with the first attempt to cross the English Channel by air in 1785 by Jean Pierre Blanchard and John Jefferies. The Various uses to which the "giants in the sky" have been put. The final chapter discusses the wartime airships.

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