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First man in space the record of Yuri Gargarin"s historic first venture into cosmic space

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Published by Crosscurrents Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Gargarin, I͡U︡riĭ Alekseevich, 1934-,
  • Vostok (Spacecraft)

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Edition Notes

Statementa collection of translations from Soviet press reports.
LC ClassificationsTL796.5.R9 F5
The Physical Object
Pagination79 p.
Number of Pages79
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5818468M
LC Control Number61003822

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