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WILSON AT TRIAL OF GIANT PLANE

        The trial of the first American-built Handley-Page aeroplane, driven by Capt. E.B. Waller, of the British royal air force, yesterday was witnessed by President Wilson and Secretary Baker. A crowd of more than 5,000 greeted the President when he arrived at the polo field in Potomac Park early in the afternoon.
-- Washington Post, Nov. 16, 1918
November 1918. Washington, D.C. "Bolling Field -- Handley Page on polo grounds." National Photo Company Collection glass negative. | Click image for Comments. | Home | Browse All Photos