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Into the jet age

Into the jet age

conflict and change in naval aviation, 1945-1975 : an oral history

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Published by Naval Institute Press in Annapolis, Md .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Navy -- Aviation -- History.,
    • Aeronautics, Military -- United States -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 308-310) and index.

      Statementedited by E.T. Wooldridge ; foreword by John S. McCain.
      ContributionsWooldridge, E. T.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsVG93 .I54 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiii, 321 p. :
      Number of Pages321
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1115835M
      LC Control Number94041892

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