The Lafayette Flying Corps, Volume 1
James Norman Hall, Charles Nordhoff, Edgar G. Hamilton
Houghton Mifflin, 1920 - Fighter pilots
Describes the formation of the L.F.C. following the successes of the Escadrille Lafayette. Includes biographical sketches of L.F.C. members who served in various French escadrilles until after the U.S. entered the war in 1917.
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103d Pursuit Squadron aerodrome Air Service American Ambulance April Armistice army attacked attaque August Aviation Schools avion ennemi Avord avril Bleriot Boche bullets Caporal Captain Caudron Cazeaux Citation cite à l'Ordre Commandant en Chef Commissioned First Lieutenant comrades courage cours Croix de Guerre d'une Date of enlistment December Decorations Distinguished Service Cross duty enemy planes Escadrille Lafayette Escadrille Spad État-Major été February 18 fighting Final Rank France French Aviation French Squadron Front G.D.E. Breveted Général Commandant German Gros Groupe de Combat January July June June 25 Kiffin Rockwell l'Ordre de l'Armée Lafayette Corps Lafayette Flying Corps Légion d'Honneur Légion Étrangère lignes lines Lufbery Luxeuil machine March Médaille Militaire motor Nieuport November October October 30 Officer Palm Paris patrol Pilote à l'Escadrille pilote de chasse Previous Service Raoul Lufbery Rockwell s'est sent September Sergent Service in French Service in U.S. shot Signé Thaw transferred U.S. Aviation Verdun volontaire wounded