Barnstorming and girls

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MA/AH Pub. , Manhattan, Kan
Lambert, Bill, United States -- Biography, United States -- Social life and customs -- 1918

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United S

StatementW. C. ("Bill") Lambert.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCT275.L25293 A33
The Physical Object
Pagination289 p., [11] leaves of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4159622M
ISBN 100891260870
LC Control Number80140549
OCLC/WorldCa7176664

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