Britain's Imperial air routes, 1918 to 1939 : the story of Britain's overseas airlines

@article{Higham1965BritainsIA,
  title={Britain's Imperial air routes, 1918 to 1939 : the story of Britain's overseas airlines},
  author={Robin D. S. Higham},
  journal={Technology and Culture},
  year={1965},
  volume={6},
  pages={317}
}
  • R. Higham
  • Published 21 January 1965
  • History
  • Technology and Culture
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