Title: Arthur Richmond Taber. A memorial record ...
Publisher: Privately Printed,
Publication Date: 1920
Edition: First Edition..
octavo, (211)pp. Taber was a volunteer ambulance driver in France in 1915, returned to Princeton University and learned to fly at the Princeton Aviation School in 1917. He was sent to the RFC ground school at Oxford, flight school at Stamford, and then assigned to the 3rd Aviation Instruction Center at Tours, France. In July of 1918 be became a ferry pilot and in February of 1919, he was killed in a crash while testing an airplane. The book provides descriptions of training experiences common to many American airmen and explains "behind the front line" activities required to support combat units. Includes photographic illustrations. Leaf of Addenda lain in. With the bookplate of aviation book collector Alvin Kropff. Cloth worn at extremities, inner hinges mended, text block bumped. dark blue cloth with gilt decoration and stamping. Bookseller Inventory # 16091
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