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Shannon Airport -- a history: A unique story of survival

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Comprehensive history of how a swampland at the estuary of the river Shannon was transformed into a vital link for transatlantic aviation. We trace developments from the golden age of the Flying-boats to the TWA Clippers all the way to modern jumbo jets. There are also sections on the initiatives in tourism and industrial development which depended on the airport, and on the historical events in which it featured.

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