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1903—Kitty Hawk and Powered Flight

Lecture no. 17 from the course: Turning Points in Modern History

1903—Kitty Hawk and Powered Flight

Taught by Professor Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses

Witness the dawning of the air age and meet the Montgolfier brothers, the Wright brothers, and others who brought humanity’s dream of flying to fruition. Then, explore how aviation shaped the experience of modernity, from the relative ease of travel to the stark reality of “total warfare.”

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