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Daring flights of early pioneers, descriptions of great American airships, much more — beginning with pioneer invention by Dr. Solomon Andrews in 1865 and ending with the Hindenburg crash in 1937. ". . . a dramatic account of a lost cause and the heroic men who fought to keep it alive." — Chicago Sunday Tribune. 32 photos.

Synopsis:

Daring flights of early pioneers, descriptions of great American airships, much more — beginning with pioneer invention by Dr. Solomon Andrews in 1865 and ending with the Hindenburg crash in 1937. 32 photos.

Table of Contents

Prologue

1. The Amazing Dr. Solomon Andrews

2. The Man in the Wicker Basket

3. Phoenix at Echterdingen

4. Ships at War

5. "The Flying "Lemon"

6. "Daughter of the Stars"

7. The Line Squall

8. Breakup

9. Flight of the Norge

10. The Italia

11. Wilderness of Ice

12. The Millionth Chance

13. "Queen of the Skies"

14. Three Came Back

15. The Happiest Ship

16. Down to the Sea

17. Twilight of the Gods

Epilogue

Acknowledgements

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486213972
Author:
Toland, John
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Subject:
General
Subject:
Aviation - General
Subject:
Adventure
Subject:
Transportation
Subject:
Cars
Subject:
Airships
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
19720631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.88 lb

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