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To fill the skies with pilots

the civilian pilot training program, 1939-1946
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Smithsonian Institution Press , Washington, D.C
Civilian Pilot Training Program (U.S.) -- History., Air pilots -- Training of -- United States -- His

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StatementDominick A. Pisano.
SeriesSmithsonian history of aviation and spaceflight series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTL560.1 .P57 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 197 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6787507M
ISBN 101560989181
LC Control Number00044540
OCLC/WorldCa44446324

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