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A History of Chicago's O'Hare Airport (Landmarks) by Michael Branigan,Christopher Lynch

By Michael Branigan,Christopher Lynch

In 1942, a stretch of Illinois prairie that had served as a battleground and a railroad depot turned the positioning of an important production plant, generating Douglas C-54 Skymasters for global warfare II. lower than 20 years later, that plot of land boasted the largest and busiest airport on the planet. some of the thousands who've for the reason that undergone it have most probably in simple terms looked it as a spot among towns. yet for individuals like Michael Branigan, who has spent years on its tarmac, they recognize that O'Hare is a urban unto itself, with a desirable heritage of gangsters and heroes, mayors, �presidents and pilots.

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