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Published by J. Messner in New York .
Written in English


  • Rockets (Aeronautics)

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Edition Notes

Statementby Beryl Williams and Samuel Epstein. Foreword by Andrew G. Haley.
ContributionsEpstein, Sam, 1909- joint author.
LC ClassificationsTL781 .E6
The Physical Object
Pagination241 p.
Number of Pages241
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6175635M
LC Control Number55006921

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