7 edition of When the airlines went to war found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -310).
|Statement||Robert J. Serling.|
|LC Classifications||D790 .S455 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||310 p.,  p. of plates :|
|Number of Pages||310|
|LC Control Number||97072810|
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