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Gustave Whitehead : "First in flight" : hidden history of Gustave Whitehead & the Wrights

Author: Susan O'Dwyer Brinchman
Publisher: La Mesa, CA : Apex Educational Media, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First edition
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Presents evidence for Gustave Whitehead's claim to have preceded the Wright Brothers in powered flight by two years with a flight in Fairfield, Connecticut on August 14, 1901. The book also provides other details on Whitehead's life and accomplishments. Numerous quotes from primary sources are included.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Gustave Whitehead; Wilbur Wright; Orville Wright; Gustave Whitehead; Orville Wright; Wilbur Wright
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan O'Dwyer Brinchman
ISBN: 0692439307 9780692439302
OCLC Number: 910881784
Description: 432 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.
Other Titles: Hidden history of Gustave Whitehead & the Wrights
Responsibility: by Susan O'Dwyer Brinchman.

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Presents evidence for Gustave Whitehead's claim to have preceded the Wright Brothers in powered flight by two years with a flight in Fairfield, Connecticut on August 14, 1901. The book also provides other details on Whitehead's life and accomplishments. Numerous quotes from primary sources are included.

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Provides extensive evidence for flights of Gustave Whitehead

by SDAuthor (WorldCat user published about a month ago) Excellent Permalink

This works provides the most current evidence for Gustave Whitehead's powered flights of 1901, complete with extensive footnotes.

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A most extraordinary book

by FastMikie (WorldCat user published 2015-06-13) Excellent Permalink

This is a most extraordinary book, not just because of the historical importance of the subject matter, but also because of the thoroughly documented case that leaves no doubt that the Wright brothers...
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