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Post-War Air Routes 
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“The world has, indeed, shrunk into one neighbourhood, and is still shrinking. In 1918 the aeroplane was scarcely more than an experiment, today the world’s airlines encircle the globe! Europe and Asia are closer to us than the next province was to our fathers a century ago.
“For good or ill the peoples of the world are being crowded together? Will they become a true community? Or will they become merely warring groups of nations flying at one another’s throats in every generation? That is the question which forces itself on the peoples of the world everywhere in this twentieth century.”
from: Building the Canadian Nation; George W Brown, Professor of History, University of Toronto; 1942-1947; J M Dent and Sons.
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