The Story of American Aviation
by James G. Ray
Publisher: The John C. Winston Co 1946
Number of pages: 113
Subtitled 'The thrilling story of how the airplane grew and the part it has played in the war and peacetime history of the United States of America', this book is exceptionally well illustrated with watercolors, line drawings and graphics by the author.
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