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By Michael Branigan,Christopher Lynch

ISBN-10: 1540206467

ISBN-13: 9781540206466

ISBN-10: 1609494342

ISBN-13: 9781609494346

In 1942, a stretch of Illinois prairie that had served as a battleground and a railroad depot grew to become the positioning of a massive production plant, generating Douglas C-54 Skymasters for international conflict II. below two decades later, that plot of land boasted the largest and busiest airport on the earth. the various thousands who've considering the fact that undergone it have most probably purely looked it as a spot among towns. yet for individuals like Michael Branigan, who has spent years on its tarmac, they understand that O'Hare is a urban unto itself, with a desirable heritage of gangsters and heroes, mayors, �presidents and pilots.

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