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Published by Steck-Vaughn in Austin, Tex .
Written in English


  • Aeronautics -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Astronautics -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Air pilots.,
  • Aeronautics -- Biography.,
  • Astronautics -- Biography.,
  • Aeronautics -- History.,
  • Astronautics -- History.

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About the Edition

Presents a history of flight by narrating the accomplishments of courageous men and women in the field.

Edition Notes

Statementby Brian Williams ; illustrated by Francis Phillipps.
SeriesTales of courage
ContributionsPhillipps, Francis, ill.
LC ClassificationsTL147 .W535 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1857270M
ISBN 100811427552
LC Control Number90009470

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