Kite Balloons to Airships -- The Navy's Lighter-than-Air Experience

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Book Condition: Near fine


Very nicely kept commemorative filled with historic black and white photographs and printed on quality coated paper. Measures 8-1/2"x10-1/2" and has 80 pages. Covers the early period, the Navy's first airship, the B-class, early training, WWI, the C-class, the demise of the kite balloon, the switch to helium, the Rigid Airship Program, WWII airships and their operations, post-WWII development and operations, airships in the postwar period, lighter-than-air(LTA) records sent in the 1950's, the demise of LTA and more.

Title: Kite Balloons to Airships -- The Navy's Lighter-than-Air Experience

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Categories: Booklets -- Historical, War and Military, Transportation Ephemera, Aviation & Astronautics,

Edition: Diamond Anniversary 75th Year of Naval Aviation

Publisher: Deputy Chief of Naval Operations: 1987

Binding: soft cover

Book Condition: Near fine

Seller ID: 0537

Keywords: Navy Airships in WWI; Kite Balloons. Navy Airships in WWII. Rigid Airship Program,