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2 edition of Downey"s aerospace history, 1947-1999 found in the catalog.

Downey"s aerospace history, 1947-1999

Gerald A. Blackburn

Downey"s aerospace history, 1947-1999

by Gerald A. Blackburn

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Published by Arcadia Publishing in Charleston, S.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aerospace industries -- California -- Downey -- History,
  • Airplane factories -- California -- Downey -- History,
  • Downey (Calif.) -- Buildings, structures, etc

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 127).

    StatementGerald A. Blackburn and the Aerospace Legacy Foundation.
    SeriesImages of aviation, Images of aviation
    ContributionsAerospace Legacy Foundation.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9711.5.U62 D693 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination127 p. :
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24032213M
    ISBN 100738569534
    ISBN 109780738569536
    LC Control Number2008935202

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