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Sky Ships: A History of the Airship in the United Stated Navy

William F. Althoff

Published by Orion Books, New York, 1990
ISBN 10: 0517569043 / ISBN 13: 9780517569047
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Title: Sky Ships: A History of the Airship in the ...

Publisher: Orion Books, New York

Publication Date: 1990

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: 1st Printing


304pp/illus. including index, notes, and appendices. Fully illustrated with black and white photo illustrations. Tells the story of the U.S. Navy's 50-year involvement with airships.After witnessing Germany's modest success with zeppelins during World War I, the U.S. Navy established the Lakehurst Naval Air Station in New Jersey. These giant ships, which were longer than a football field but could be controlled by a man's fingertip, amazed and intrigued the public. Clean Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 011586

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