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When giants roamed the sky : Karl Arnstein and the rise of airships from Zeppelin to Goodyear

Author: A Dale Topping; Eric Brothers
Publisher: Akron, Ohio : University of Akron Press, ©2000.
Series: Ohio history and culture.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Topping, A. Dale (Alanson Dale), 1917-1993.
When giants roamed the sky.
Akron, Ohio : University of Akron Press, ©2000
(OCoLC)606428196
Named Person: Karl Arnstein; Karl Arnstein
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A Dale Topping; Eric Brothers
ISBN: 9781884836695 1884836690 1884836704 9781884836701
OCLC Number: 44868848
Description: xii, 276 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm.
Contents: Early influences --
The Zeppelin phenomenon --
The stress analyst in Friedrichshafen --
Love and war --
Post-war transitions --
and the Americans --
A Zeppelin for America --
A winter of discontent --
Farewell to Friedrichshafen --
Twelve disciples in the New World --
Investigations and inventions --
The competition --
The patented hanger --
A Goodyear Zeppelin to buiild --
USS Akron, the new queen of the Air --
Cause for concern --
Into the stratosphere --
All eyes on the Macon --
New challenges, new directions --
Goodyear-Zeppelin becomes Goodyear Aircraft --
Post-war into cold war --
The legacy : Up ship!
Series Title: Ohio history and culture.
Responsibility: Dale Topping ; edited by Eric Brothers.
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