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Plane crashes

Rodney B. Dyerly

Plane crashes

Pratt Army Air Field, World War II, 1943-1945

by Rodney B. Dyerly

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Published by Rodney B. Dyerly in [Pratt, KS] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Army Air Forces,
  • Airplanes, Military -- Accidents,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations,
  • Aircraft accidents -- Kansas,
  • Pratt (Kan.) -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    StatementRodney B. Dyerly.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL553.5 .D94 2005
    The Physical Object
    Pagination135 p. :
    Number of Pages135
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24037334M
    LC Control Number2009483960

      After a mother and child survive a plane crash in Colombia, here are a selection of the most miraculous survival stories from aviation disasters.


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