Wings to the Orient Pan American clipper planes, 1935-1945 : a pictorial history by Stan Cohen

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Published by Pictorial Histories Pub. Co. in Missoula, Mont .

Written in English

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  • Pan American World Airways, inc. -- History.,
  • China Clipper (Airplane) -- History.,
  • Transpacific flights -- History.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 214.

Book details

Other titlesPan American clipper planes, 1935-1945.
Statementby Stan Cohen.
LC ClassificationsHE9803.P36 C64 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 214 p. :
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2554654M
ISBN 100933126611
LC Control Number85060319

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