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The vivid air, the Lafayette Escadrille

by Philip M. Flammer

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Published by University of Georgia Press in Athens .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France,
  • Escadrille Lafayette.
    • Subjects:
    • France. Armée. Escadrille Lafayette -- History,
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- Aerial operations, French,
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- Regimental histories -- France -- Escadrille Lafayette

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPhilip M. Flammer.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD603 .F55 1981
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 249 p., [8] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages249
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4107289M
      ISBN 100820305375
      LC Control Number80022059

      Thus, history should take note that credit goes to M. Jarousse de Sillac for identifying a name for this "all American squadron"- Lafayette Escadrille. Reference source: Flammer, Philip M. The Vivid Air: The Lafayette Escadrille. Chapter 1: "The Genesis of the Lafayette Escadrille", pp University of Georgia Press: Athens, Georgia, The story of The Lafayette Escadrille is laid out in photos, quotes from letters written by the pilots, and historical records of the time. The author spent a year travelling to universities and museums, as well as the actual geographic locations described in great detail in the documentation uncovered during the research phase for the book.

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      On , Rockwell became the first American pilot of the war to shoot down a German plane. He was killed during aerial combat on Septem , at age This book covers Rockwell's early life and military service with the Lafayette Escadrille, the first ever American air combat unit and the precursor to the United States Air Force. On , Rockwell became the first American pilot of the war to shoot down a German plane. He was killed during aerial combat on Septem , at age This book covers Rockwell’s early life and military service with the Lafayette Escadrille, the first ever American air combat unit and the precursor to the United States Air Force.


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The Vivid Air recreates the story of the famed Lafayette Escadrille, the American volunteer unit which fought with the French during World War I.

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The Vivid Air recreates the story of the famed Lafayette Escadrille, the American volunteer unit which fought with the French during World War I.

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Lieutenant Colonel Georges Thenault (French pronunciation: [ʒɔʁʒ təno]) was the commander of the Lafayette Escadrille – the famed branch of the French air force in World War I composed of American volunteer pilots. The Lafayette Escadrille was created before the United States gave up its neutrality and joined France and Britain in the war against Germany.

Early ina year before the United States entered World War I, a handful of valiant Americans banded together as the Lafayette Escadrille to forge their mark in history in the skies over France.

Be it for fame, adventure or patriotism, they stepped forward to meet the common enemy long before their own nation realized the true extent of the threat to world their days with. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Vivid Air: The Lafayette Escadrille by Philip M.

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He saw action with many of the American’s who would establish the Lafayette Escadrille and by extension the Lafayette Flying Corps.

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The Lafayette Escadrille was formed in Aprilmade up of American pilots who volunteered to fight for France. So many pilots offered their services that an additional unit, the Lafayette Flying Corps, had to be established.

When America entered the war inthe squadron was transferred to the U.S. Army Air. Lafayette Escadrille American Volunteer Pilots in WWI. By Stephen Sherman, Aug. Updated Ap B efore the United States entered the war inAmerican sympathy for the Allies took many forms.

One of the most famous was the Lafayette Escadrille, which started in April, as the Escadrille this name prompted German diplomatic complaints, it was renamed the.THE VIVID AIR The Lafayette Escadrille by Philip M. Flammer. Athens, Georgia: University of Georgia Press, Hardcover book size is 6 1/4" x 9 1/4" Condition of this book is near fine with jacket.

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Thenault’s account covers all aspects of this squadron in World War One, from their activities on.