Arthur Raymond Brooks and His SPAD XIII "Smith IV"

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One-half left rear view, close-up, of Spad XIII "Smith IV", 22nd Aero Squadron (22AS), in France during World War I; pilot Lt. Arthur Raymond "Ray" Brooks poses at center, beside the aircraft; ground crewman at top is identified as "Sgt Paul" while "Cpl Holtz" stands behind the aircraft at right.  Handwritten note at top reads (in part): "My 4th plane - Now in Smithsonian Institute [sic], Wash. D.C."

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