The metalclad airship
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The metalclad airship by Carl B. Fritsche

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Published by s.n.] in [S.l .
Written in English


  • Airships -- History

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Other titlesWorld"s first metalclad airship
The Physical Object
Pagination31 p. :
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16661933M

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