A. DISKIN (b. 1879)
He was born in Warsaw, Poland. He received both a Jewish and a secular education, graduating as an engineer. He was the author of a number of popular scientific pamphlets which were published as notebooks, such as: Vi azoy flit der mensh in der luft, di geshikhte fun luft-plyen (How man flies in the air, the history of the airplane) (Warsaw, 1910), 16 pp.; and Luft-flyeray in der tsukunft, vet di luft-mashin fartretn di banen un shifn (Flying in the air in future, as the airplane will replace trains and ships) (Warsaw, 1910), 16 pp.