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An American saga : Juan Trippe and his Pan Am empire / Robert Daley.


1st ed.. New York : Random House, [1980] .
ISBN 9780394502236, 039450223X

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Subjects Aeronautics -- United States -- Biography.
Aeronautics.
Pan American World Airways, Inc.
Trippe, J. T. (Juan Terry), 1899-1981.
United States.
Description x, 529 pages, [8] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1980]
©1980
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 463-465) and index.
Contents Part 1. A young man plans. The island -- Trippe -- Colonial Air Transport -- Fired -- A new company -- First flight -- Priester -- Key West -- Leuteritz -- West Indian Aerial Express -- NYRBA -- The mad cutthroat struggle -- The first clipper -- Part 2. The Pacific. The next step -- Staking out the world -- North to the Orient -- China Airways -- Europe via Greenland -- The long-range DF -- A switch to the Pacific -- The public decision -- Practice flights -- To Hawaii nonstop -- Wake -- The China Clipper -- Life on the atolls -- Trippe around the world -- New Zealand -- Part 3. The Atlantic. The obstacles -- The first across -- The correct vehicle -- The Whitney takeover -- The Boeing accident -- Trippe returns -- Trippe versus American Export Airlines -- Blitzkrieg against TACA -- Trippe versus the U.S. Government -- Part 4. War. China -- "Delousing" SCADTA -- The airport development program -- Africa -- The Day of Infamy -- Loyalty -- The war routes -- Part 5. The new world. The community company -- High stakes -- The hearings -- The plan to save China -- The jets -- Priester demoted -- The tycoon -- The biggest gamble -- The great day -- Epilogue -- Pan Am's generation of capital.
Genre Biography.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)5674076
(OCoLC)ocm05674076
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WorldCat Identities Daley, Robert, 1930-
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