American Aces of World War I by Norman L. R. Franks

By Norman L. R. Franks

American fliers arriving in Europe from September 1917 introduced with them no plane. as a substitute, US devices needed to receive machines generally from the British and French. From early 1918 American pilots have been issued with SPAD combatants and so they by no means regarded again. As this quantity info, the 1st American proficient pilot to develop into an ace was once Lt Douglas Campbell, who shot down 5 German plane by means of the tip of may perhaps 1918. He used to be a member of the prestigious 94th 'Hat within the Ring' Aero Squadron, which created the majority of yankee aces in international battle I.

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