Aeronautics: Prize Bomber

Every spring a committee meets in Washington to decide upon "the greatest achievement in aviation in America, the value of which has been thoroughly demonstrated by actual use during the preceding year." To the person or institution responsible for the achievement goes a bronze figure of a male rising from a sphere, head held high, right hand grasping a soaring pigeon. It is the Collier Trophy, established 1911 by the late Robert Joseph Collier, son of old Publisher P. F. Collier of Collier's Weekly. Besides being editor of Collier's after the Spanish-American...

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