United States women in aviation, 1930-1939
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United States women in aviation, 1930-1939 by Claudia M. Oakes

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Published by Smithsonian Institution Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Women in aeronautics -- United States -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 69-70).

StatementClaudia M. Oakes.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTL521 .O17 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination70 p. :
Number of Pages70
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1772954M
ISBN 100874747090
LC Control Number92126512

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