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Paperback: 160 pages
Publisher: The History Press (October 25, 2010)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.3 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 4122870
Format: PDF Text TXT book
The story begins in the fall of 1915, on the cusp of America's entry into World War I. Aviation giant Glenn Curtiss sought a location where pilots could train and aircraft could be tested year-round, and he found it in the warm winds and waters of Newport News, Virginia. There, daring young men and women in their flying machines flew on to fame and into history with their record-breaking flights and the tragic losses that were inevitable in early...