--from the dawn of aviation

the Qantas story, 1920-1995
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by
Focus Pub. , Double Bay, NSW
Qantas Airways -- His
Other titlesQantas story 1920-1995
Statementby John Stackhouse.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHE9889.Q33 S73 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination224 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL531702M
ISBN 101875359230
LC Control Number96108388
OCLC/WorldCa35101798

From the Dawn of Aviation captures the colourful history and frontier spirit of one of Australia's enduring icons, Qantas Airways.

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