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Steel steeds Christie memoirs of the life of J. Walter Christie, engineer and inventor of the front-wheel drive automobile, fire engines, amphib vehicles, and high-speed military tanks, armored cars, and gun carriages by J. Edward Christie

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Published by Sunflower University Press in Manhattan, Kan., USA .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Christie, J. Walter, 1876-1944.,
  • Tank engineers -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Automobile engineers -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Tanks (Military science) -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementJ. Edward Christie.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsUG128.C48 C487 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination86 p., [2] p. of plates :
Number of Pages86
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2600221M
ISBN 100897450590
LC Control Number85157145
OCLC/WorldCa12551586

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