Barons of the Sky: From Early Flight to Strategic Warfare: The Story of the American Aerospace Industry

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A 1991 New York Times Notable Book of the Year This panoramic history of the rise of the American aerospace industry traces the careers of the men whose names became synonymous with today's military-industrial complex: Glenn Martin of Martin Marietta, Donald Douglas of McDonnell Douglas, Jack Northrop of Northrop, and Allan and Malcolm Loughead of Lockheed. Weaving together institutional history and individual biography, Wayne Biddle depicts the years of uncertainty after World War I, the bonanza of World War II, and the ...

Barons of the Sky: From Early Flight to Strategic Warfare: The Story of the American Aerospace Industry 2002, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801868283

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