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A Nation of Fliers

German Aviation and the Popular Imagination

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PAPERBACK

$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674601222

Publication Date: 02/01/1994

Short

304 pages

43 tone

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From huge, fragile airships hanging in the sky to dashing young war pilots obsessed with death and destruction, this text describes Germany’s perilous romance with aviation, covering the bright idealism of flight and its darker service in total war.

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