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Lafayette Escadrille: Americans in the French Air Service   Norman Prince from Massachusetts, was one of the Americans who was instrumental in establishing the Escadrille.

Lafayette Escadrille: Americans in the French Air Service Norman Prince from Massachusetts, was one of the Americans who was instrumental in establishing the Escadrille.

Lafayette Escadrille: Americans in the French Air Service

Lafayette Escadrille: Americans in the French Air Service

WWI — German “Zeppelin-Staaken R.VI” bomber

Zeppelin-Staaken RVI Data for RVI Date: 1917 Nationality: Germany Engine: Four 260 hp Mercedes DIVa Wingspan: Weight: lbs. Cruising Speed: 80 mph Range: 8 hours Ceiling: ft Armament: lb of bombs, up to 7 machine guns

Albatros D.V, Jagdstaffel 5, Boistrancourt, 1918.

Albatros D.V, Jagdstaffel 5, Boistrancourt, 1918.

William Thaw was a founder of the Lafayette Escadrille. A native of Pittsburg, Thaw attended Yale and was a licensed pilot before joining the Foreign Legion

William Thaw was a founder of the Lafayette Escadrille. A native of Pittsburg, Thaw attended Yale and was a licensed pilot before joining the Foreign Legion

Lafayette Escadrille: Americans in the French Air Service  Captaine Georges Thenault of the French Air Service, the commanding officer of Squadron N-124, the first American volunteer squadron which would become the “Lafayette Escadrille.

Lafayette Escadrille: Americans in the French Air Service Captaine Georges Thenault of the French Air Service, the commanding officer of Squadron the first American volunteer squadron which would become the “Lafayette Escadrille.

The "coeur noire" ("black heart") was the personal insignia of French WWI ace Charles Nungesser.  NASM A-32949-A. National Air and Space Museum Archives.

The "coeur noire" ("black heart") was the personal insignia of French WWI ace Charles Nungesser. NASM National Air and Space Museum Archives.

The Escadrille Lafayette mascots Whiskey and Soda - Lafayette Escadrille - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Escadrille Lafayette mascots Whiskey and Soda - Lafayette Escadrille - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Charles Nungesser 1916

Lafayette Escadrille: Conflict Locations - Bar-le-Duc May-September 1916

Rittmeister Karl Bolle was born in Berlin in 1893, and transferred from the army to the Imperial German Air Corps (Luftstreitkräfte) in late 1915.

36 kill German ace Oberleutnant Karl Bolle in 1918 with his Fokker DVII. He survived the war.

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Norman Prince (LOC)Pioneer aviator and a founder of the Lafayette Escadrille. He died in an air crash in France in October, 1916:

Norman Prince was a founder of the Lafayette Escadrille, a group of American pilots who were part of the French air force during World War I. Library of Congress photo

Poste de pilotage du Voisin LA piloté par le Sgt François de Marmier, le 15 avril 1915- Cette photo montre, sur sa partie gauche, le trou de 60 cm de diamètre causé par l'explosion de l'obus de DCA allemand à proximité immédiate -

Poste de pilotage du Voisin LA piloté par le Sgt François de Marmier, le 15 avril 1915- Cette photo montre, sur sa partie gauche, le trou de 60 cm de diamètre causé par l'explosion de l'obus de DCA allemand à proximité immédiate -

Caporal Ted Parsons stands beside his overturned Nieuport scout at Ham. Note the damaged landing gear.

Conflict Locations - Saint-Juste and Ham, January-June 1917

charles nungesser | Slt Charles Nungesser pose à côté du Nieuport 17 n° 1490 qui lui a ...

French Ace Charles Nungesser, the third ranking French ace with 43 victories.

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