Pioneer aviator in China
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Published by Barbara Piazolo, Susanne Fricke, and Jerry Fink together with the CAT Association and the Air America Association .
Written in English


  • Aeronautics,
  • Air America,
  • Air pilots,
  • Biography,
  • China,
  • Civil Air Transport,
  • History,
  • Springweiler, Max

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages419
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11743152M
ISBN 100966663004
ISBN 109780966663006

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