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

William F. Althoff

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ISBN 10: 0517569043 / ISBN 13: 9780517569047
Published by Orion Books, New York, 1990
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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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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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

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One of the supreme references for lighter than air craft like dirigibles, blimps and more!

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